What's New

Dec 1

We are excited to announce SEARAC's first equity summit, to be held October 12-14 in Washington, DC. Moving Mountains: A Southeast Asian American Equity Summit will bring together community leaders, advocates, grassroots activists, staff of community-based organizations, students, artists, and youth from the Southeast Asian American community to share ideas, learn from one another, and together build a collaborative equity agenda.

Nov 23

In our election response, SEARAC shared our commitment to love, heal, and organize. Please join us for a series of monthly community calls to provide space for community leaders, staff of community-based organizations, students, and allies to reflect and discuss the path forward in our fight for equity and social justice. Register here.

Nov 9

The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center and the Asian American and Pacific Islander Boys and Men of Color Coalition Helping Achieve Racial and Gender Equity (AAPI BMoC CHARGE) announce the launch of a groundbreaking statewide survey assessing the experiences and challenges of diverse AAPI youth across California. 

Nov 9

Today as we let the election results sink in, it may feel like hatred and oppression won. We have all witnessed the next President of the United States stoke fear about immigrants and Muslims, disrespect women and people with disabilities, and make explicitly racist statements. Those engaged in the fight for true equity, justice, and empowerment of immigrants, refugees, and communities of color are feeling a great deal of grief -- feeling that our nation's vote was a personal attack on who we are, the values we stand for, and why we are here in America.

Nov 1
SEARAC and members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Boys and Men of Color Coalition Helping Achieve Racial and Gender Equity (AAPI BMoC CHARGE) are launching a groundbreaking statewide survey to assess and disaggregate the diverse experiences and unique challenges of AAPI youth across California.
Oct 13

The Southeast Asian American (SEAA) community has been heavily impacted by automatic, mandatory criminal deportation policies. This stems from the community's unique struggles as refugees, which have made them vulnerable to high levels of criminalization over the last four decades. In this report, SEARAC presents findings from interviews with ICE field offices in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Seattle around the agency's "prosecutorial discretion" policies.