Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

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From the blog

Jul 24 How Strong Love Can Be
Vanuyen Pham

Being political and advocating for change is not exactly what my parents wanted for me. What they don’t understand is that I want to do this because they can’t. I want to be sure their stories and the stories of my community are heard. I am honored to be here at SEARAC, where I am surrounded by people who also care deeply about advocating for their communities.

Jul 12 Discovering My Roots in DC
Emily Short

I had never been part of an Asian American community before, in part because I was worried that I would not be accepted because I was “only half,” but I decided to take that chance.

What's New

Feb 15

The Senate is debating immigration legislation this week in an effort to find a path forward on protecting DREAMers from deportation. Unfortunately, a number of Republican Senators working closely with the White House intend to tack on anti-immigrant legislation that would dismantle our family-based immigration system, expand detention and deportations, and militarize our border.

Feb 9

We are excited to share that local Massachusetts advocates are winning better data for Southeast Asian American communities! Local advocates from multiple Asian American communities, including APIs CAN - Asian Pacific Islanders Civic Action NetworkChinese Progressive Association - BostonBoston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, and Asian Community Development Corporation, have been pushing for a bill to require all state agencies to collect disaggregated data for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. 

Feb 8

Join us on Wednesday, February 21 as SEARAC and health advocates review the attempts made in 2017 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), present key findings from SEARAC's Protect Our Health Care comment card campaign, and discuss next steps and how YOU can get involved.