Mission  

AshaKiran is committed to educate, empathize and empower persons of South Asian and other foreign-born origins while providing culturally sensitive and confidential services to people experiencing traumatic/stressful situations.

  

Vision  

AshaKiran aspires to be “a ray of hope” towards building a healthy and harmonious community.

 

Upcoming Events...

2 Day Language Advocacy Workshop 
WHEN: AUGUST 12th & 13th 2016 @ 8:30AM - 4:30PM 
WHERE: Hogan Family YMCA, 130 Park Square Ln., Madison, AL
Interpretation is an art and a skill acquired through extensive education, training, and experience. AshaKiran's 2 day workshop will provide an overview of interpreter guidelines emphasizing accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality and neutrality. Participants will be provided an opportunity to learn and participate in exercises designed to improve interpreters’ consecutive, simultaneous, and sight translation skills, including a discussion of interpretation for the deaf and blind, and introduction to the legal profession. Participants will gain additional understanding of the court’s language access obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964, including issues with interpreters and interpreting, accessibility for the deaf and blind, relevant laws related to language access under Alabama laws and Rules of Court, and provide a forum to discuss promising practices. 6.3 CLE available. $15 (lunch included)
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2016 North Alabama Health & Wellness Fair  
WHEN: SEPTEMBER 10th More Info Coming Soon!

2nd Annual State-Wide Human Chain Event Against Domestic Violence 
WHEN: OCTOBER 2nd More Info Coming Soon!

 

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