Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP)

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Sep 3 Share your college story!

Your responses will be used to help many students in a similar situation as the Higher Education Act is being reauthorized.

Aug 25 Happy 50th Birthday, Head Start
Dr. John Paul Kim

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Head Start.  Fifty years later, the life changing program has opened windows of opportunity for 32 million at-risk children— and I was one of them.

Nov 23

Call and e-mail your members of Congress to do the right thing by our students, as Congress finalizes the Elementary and Secondary Education bill through a conference process  to reconcile differences between bills passed i‚Äčn the House versus Senate.

Nov 20

Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and John Cornyn (R-TX), along with Representatives Mike Honda (D-CA17) and Ed Royce (R-CA39), have introduced the Minority Serving Institution Fairness Act, which resolves a current issue where institutions could only receive funds for one MSI grant, regardless of the different underserved student populations present on campus. 

Nov 19

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted in favor of legislation blocking the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. If this bill is enacted into law, it will effectively dismantle resettlement efforts for refugees fleeing state violence and the threat of ISIS.