What's New

Jul 30

MayKao Y. Hang serves as the President and CEO of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, and has devoted her life to bringing social and economic justice to Southeast Asian American communities and beyond.

Jul 27

The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) is excited to announce our first-annual Leadership, Empowerment, and Advocacy Fellowship (LEAF) for experienced advocates! 

Jul 23

Last week, President Obama addressed the need for "smart" reform to the country's criminal justice system. Among his recommendations were the elimination of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug convictions, the use of policies that promote judicial discretion, and expanded access to opportunity for at-risk youth. 

Jul 23

Bao Phi is one of the nation's premiere spoken word poets. A two-time Minnesota Grand Slam champion and a National Poetry Slam finalist, Bao Phi has appeared on HBO Presents Russell Simmons Def Poetry, and a poem of his appeared in the 2006 Best American Poetry anthology.

Jul 16

Minnesota, get your tickets today to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Southeast Asian American experience!

Jul 14

TAKE ACTION! Contact your Representative TODAY! Tell them to support state and local immigration policies that promote community trust! Call 202-224-3121.

Jul 8





During President Obama's State of the Union address six months ago, he shared his vision to provide students with two free years of community college. SEARAC continues to strongly support this idea, and we applaud our Congressional leaders for taking action to make President Obama's vision a reality through the America's College Promise Act.

Jul 7

Join us to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Southeast Asian American experience and submit to our 40 & Forward blog.

Jul 6

TAKE ACTION! Contact your Senator TODAY! Click here and tell them to ensure that data for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students is disaggregated!

Jul 2

Oakland-area man Chea Bou currently waits at a detention center in Texas to be deported to Cambodia, a country he fled as a refugee 35 years ago.