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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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

Nov 16

"Some Republicans want to turn the dreams of immigrant young people into nightmares," said Quyen Dinh, executive director of SEARAC. "We strongly support a bi-partisan DREAM Act, but we reject some lawmakers' attempt to turn the DREAM Act into an excuse to jail more immigrant families and take parents away from their children. We call on Congressional leaders to have the courage to do the right thing for our communities."

Nov 8

Sacramento, CA - Asian American and Pacific Islander Boys and Men of Color Coalition Helping Achieve Racial and Gender Equity (CHARGE) is proud to release preliminary findings from a groundbreaking report based on a statewide survey of Asian American & Pacific Islander youth ages 12-30. The California Asian American and Pacific Islander Youth Report reveals that AAPI youth across diverse communities report high rates of bullying and discrimination, but youth from certain AAPI subgroups face significantly higher rates of economic insecurity and violence, and lack positive mental health supports to cope with these challenges.

Nov 3

Open Enrollment for affordable health coverage through the Affordable Care Act began yesterday, November 1. From now until December 15, you will be able to renew or enroll in health insurance for 2018 if you do not already have coverage through your job, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, or another type of health coverage.