What's New

Aug 10

This week, SEARAC joined the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans as part of 77 organizations, 180 community leaders, 105 students, and nearly 500 educators across the country in reaffirming our commitment to serving the diverse needs of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Aug 9

As board members of SEARAC, we have seen the devastation that deportation causes in the lives of Southeast Asian American families. But we have also seen the hope and joy that comes when SEARAC's powerful partnerships with the #ReleaseMN8 campaign and other families help to keep these families together.

Aug 8

Sameth Nhean was greeted with hugs and kisses from his family, friends, and community yesterday as he was released from immigration detention, where he had been held for nearly a year. 

Aug 7

St. Paul, MN - After almost a year in detention, Sameth Nhean and his family breathed a sigh of relief when an immigration judge granted him a 212(h) waiver canceling his deportation and allowing him to regain his green card. Nhean has been fighting his deportation alongside members of the #ReleaseMN8 campaign since August of last year. 

Aug 1
Move mountains with us at our inaugural Equity Summit! Help to inspire, connect, heal, and strengthen the Southeast Asian American community. SEARAC is calling for proposals for workshops, panels, or trainings that reflect issues, needs, emerging debates, best practices, and lessons learned in the Southeast Asian American community.
Jul 31

SEARAC is a proud champion of the nationwide, community-driven movement to disaggregate Asian American and Pacific Islander data categories to reveal the tremendous diversity and unmet needs within our communities. We denounce efforts by a small faction to divide the community based on fear-mongering and distortion - join us by signing on to this open letter.