|Welcome to the Association of Chinese Americans
ACA is proud to provide services and programs that help strengthen and enhance the well-being of the community. ACA is a non-profit organization.
Are you wondering what ACA's been up to lately? Our Recaps of Recent Events webpage summarizes what has been happening. You can also find photos of some of our events and programs on the Photo Gallery webpage.
The ACA Board, Staff and Members wish you a joyous holiday season. Both the Detroit Service Center and the Chinese Community Center will be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day. Both Centers will reopen at their regular office hours on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
Holiday Gift Drive for Homeless Children
The Association of Chinese Americans is holding a gift drive for homeless children from now until Wed., December 18, 2013. Donated items will be given to Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) to be distributed at their homeless shelters. Parents living at the CCSS homeless shelters will select toys for their children from the donated gifts.
Donated items must be new and unwrapped. Donations should be dropped off at the Chinese Community Center (32585 Concord Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071) during office hours of Monday-Friday 10am-4pm.
Recommended donated gifts for young children: pajamas, underwear, undershirts, socks, sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, boots.
Recommended donated gifts for older children: gym bags, jewelry, basketballs, footballs, coloring books, crayons, legos, art supplies & art kits, small play sets (such as My Little Pony, Littlest Pet Shop, Polly Pockets), gift cards (Subway, McDonalds, CVS, AMC movie passes).
Click here for the gift drive announcement. For more information, please call 248-585-9343 or send an email to
. Please help make a child's Christmas memorable this year by donating an item.
嬰兒至十八歲孩童基本用品的禮物- 睡衣, 內衣褲, 襪子, 外套, 雪衣褲, 毛衣, 運動衫, 運動衣褲, 雪靴. (不需要 圍巾 手套 帽子)
高中生的其他禮物- Subway, CVS, McDonald, AMC 禮卷, 給少女用的皮包與手飾, 運動背包, 籃球, 美式足球, 繪畫圗本, 彩色筆, 手工藝用品或工具, LEGO. (不需要 電子玩具 游戲玩具 或任何其他玩具)
時間 早上10時至下午4時 (星期一至星期五, 電話：248-585-9343)
地點美華協會華人中心 32585 Concord Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071
Current Class Schedule
2013-2014 ACA ESL and Citizenship Classes Click here to see the class announcement. Click here to see the registration form with fees.
Intermediate Pronunciation, Reading and Writing Mondays 1pm-2:30pm (Sept. 30, 2013 - Dec. 2013)
Students will learn and practice sentence buidling, reading phrases, and pronunciation. This class is taught in English only.
Daily Conversation Mondays 1:30pm-3:30pm (Sept. 30, 2013 - June 2014)
Students will learn practical spoken English for everyday situations. Class will be taught in English with Manadarin translation as needed.
Advance Speaking, Reading & Comprehension Tuesdays 10am-12pm (Oct. 2013 - June 2014)
Emphasis will be on listening and reading skills, with reading of articles and group discussions. This class will be taught in English only.
Basic Pronunciation for Beginners Tuesdays 1:30-3pm (Oct. 2013 - June 2014)
This course is for beginners who need to learn pronunciation. Class will be taught with Mandarin translation.
Citizenship N400 and 100 Questions Tuesdays 1:30pm-3pm (Oct. 2013 - June 2014)
This class will help students prepare to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam with emphasis on the Form N400 interview questions and the 100 Questions related to American government, the Constitution, history, geography and civics. Class will be taught with limited Mandarin translation.
1,000 Questions Wednesdays 1pm-3pm (Oct. 2013 - June 2014)
Students will learn basic sentence patterns while practicing 1,000 common English sentences. Class will be taught with Mandarin translation.
Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Class On the first and third Thursday of each month at 7pm
The annual fee for this class is $30. Click here for more information.
Thursday Night Line Dance Class On the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7pm.
The annual fee for this class is $30. Click here for additional information.
If you register for both the Ballroom and Line Dance classes, the total annual fee is $50 (save $10).
Taiji Class Saturdays 8:30am
This free class is presented by the Asian Center-SE MI and ACA. Click here for more details.
Health Screenings at ACA's Detroit Service Center
Blood pressure screenings will be provided for free by doctors from the Wayne State chapter of Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) from 12pm-1pm on Tuesdays beginning August 13, 2013 until May 20, 2014.
Health Screenings at the Chinese Community Center
Free blood pressure and glucose screenings will be provided by doctors from the Wayne State University chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) from 9am-12pm on these Saturdays in 2013: Sept. 7, Nov. 2 and on these Saturdays in 2014: Jan. 11, Feb. 1, March 8.
ACA High School Achievement Awards Banquet Sun., Dec. 8 at 6pm
Join us at this 30th annual event that recognizes nominated high school seniors for their achievements. Click here for more information.
ACA Donor Appreciation Christmas Luncheon Sat., Dec. 14 at 11am
This event is held to honor people who made donations to support ACA, its programs and services. Click here for additional details.
ACA Senior Club Mahjong Competition Fri., Jan. 31 at 10am
If you enjoy mahjong, join our Senior Club in friendly competition. Click here for details.
Information on ACA events and programs can be found on our calendar page. Dates and details are subject to change.
Photo Gallery Updates
Check out the slide shows on our photo gallery for:
ACA 2013 Lunar New Year Events February 2013
ACA 40th Anniversary Celebration Banquet Oct. 12, 2012
News from OCA www.ocanational.org