To unite the Asian Communities in the Big Bend Area
and promote the Asian culture


Asian Coalition of Tallahassee (ACT) a not-for-profit corporation serving the interest of Asians in Tallahassee under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).

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ACT Chairman Clyde Diao and Vice Chair Soma's radio interview by Tom Flanagan of WFSU/NPR RADIO about the ASIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION in MAY. Click here to listen (Please use Mozilla Firefox.)
Kick-off of Asian American Heritage Month Celebration sponsored by the Florida Department of Health's Office of Minority Health on May 08, 2012 from 12-2 PM at 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee.

ACT Vice Chair Dr. Soma was invited to give a 30 minute presentation about the Asian American Culture and Heritage.
View Dr. Soma's powerpoint presentation at the Department of Health
Asian American Heritage Month is Highlighted in DOH's website


   Proclamation 2012, Governor Rick Scott


Upcoming Events


What: Two Middle Schools' Mini-Events to celebrate
          the Asian-American Heritage Month of May
When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Where: MONTFORD Middle School, Cafeteria, Tallahassee, Florida
Cultural Displays, Fun, Entertainment, Free to everyone!
Food from Samarat Restaurant and Azu (Lucy Ho's) with the following cost:
Adults: $8.00
Kids: $5.00


When: Friday, May 11, 2012, 6 pm-9 pm
Where: COBB Middle School, Tallahassee, Florida

Message from A.C.T. Chairman Clyde Diao
View Flyer
Contact Person: Thayumanasamy Somasundaram

Celebrate Asia in Jacksonville 2012

What: The 3rd Annual Celebrate Asia in Jacksonville
When:  Saturday, May 12, 2012
Where: Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville, Florida

This is an event to celebrate Asian American Heritage Month of May. For more information, visit:


What: The 8th Annual EXPERIENCE ASIA
When:  Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 10:am to 5:00 pm
Where: Bloxham-Lewis Parks in Downtown Tallahassee
Enjoy arts and crafts, cultural performances, a variety of appetizing Asian cuisine, and many more. Be a part of one of the most attended outdoor event in Tallahassee!

Cultural Awareness

Intercultural Sensitivity Online Training

The Distance Institute ( invites anyone interested in learning about cultural awareness to visit our training modules. These are complimentary examples of our training, offered to ACT members. Enjoy! Please visit and log in using the following instructions:

  1. Log in as guest
  2. Enter "dilearn" as enrollment key
  3. Follow the instructions you find on the modules screens
  4. Questions? Email us at
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