About Us

This website serves as a communication link between the officers and members of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron (BCAA) and anyone who is interested in the diaspora of Bhutanese exiles around the world. The BCAA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Its purpose is to facilitate and promote the smooth transition and integration of the people of Bhutanese origin into the general population of the United States of America.

Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, Inc

News Stories


19/August 2019

BCAA ANNUAL FESTIVAL

August 19, 2017 was a memorable day for members of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron. The University of Akron hosted the BCAA Annual Festival 2017 in the Student Union Ballroom and several momentous events occurred that day. One of those events is described in another blog page and that was the surprise announcement by […]

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07/May 2016

Mental Health First Aid Seminar

    Because of recent concerns about increased suicide rates and instances of other mental health problems in the greater bhutanese community, BCAA sponsored training in mental health first aid at the Patterson Park Community Center on May 7, 2016.  This training gave participants an overview of common mental health problems, introduced them to a […]

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17/April 2016

Making the BCAA Movie

The pictures on this page were taken on April 17 through 19 in the home of Terry and Liz Kuhn in Kent, Ohio, USA, during the filming of BCAA: The People’s Story, a DocuDrama about the people of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron who were exiled out of Bhutan around 1991, lived for over […]

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