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Federation of India Community Association
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In 1962, Asian Indian students of Case Western Reserve University started India Association of Cleveland (IAC). In 1967, IAC started a newspaper "LOTUS," regarded as the first such Asian Indian community newspapers in the United States. In 1978, IAC started a community center to be owned and managed by a new organization: India Community Center (ICC), the first such facility established by Asian Indians in Ohio. In 1980, IAC and ICC merged and formed the Federation of India Community Associations (FICA). Other associations representing the various states and interests in India became Federation members.
1190 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Cleveland, OH 44108
India Cultural Garden in Rockefeller Park
Latitude: 41.5236600, Longitude: -81.6239700.
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