What's New

Apr 18

Willmar, MN - Soeun "Posy" Chheng of the #ReleaseMN8 campaign narrowly escaped deportation last month. The local barber and kids boxing coach was scheduled to be deported with four other Cambodian Minnesotans in March. But Chheng secured a last minute emergency stay of removal after his attorney filed a motion to reopen his immigration case.

Apr 13

Rita Pin Ahrens and Souvan Lee will share concerns based on their ongoing review of some of the new state education plans for public elementary and secondary schools, focusing on what the changes could mean for English learners and refugees, and highlight areas where your voice can make a difference. Find out what you can do to educate and mobilize your community to ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students.

 
Apr 13

Join community members and allies to participate in a National Week of Action from April 15 - 21. Show your #RefugeeResilience by calling on your Representatives and Senators to keep our families together.

Apr 12
Currently, federal agencies (like those that administer education, housing, employment programs, etc.) are NOT required to count detailed data for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. This means our communities remain misrepresented, left out of policy and program decisions, and under-funded.  We can change that! 
Apr 12

SEARAC demands that United Airlines take accountability for the assault on Dr. David Dao at the hands of transit police. Dr. Dao, a Vietnamese American physician, grandfather, and father of five, was bloodied and dragged by the arms from an overbooked flight from Chicago to Louisville. 

Apr 12

SEARAC is pleased to announce the launch of our strategic plan to guide our work for the next five years.