This collection consists of the organizational files of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a national organization
created to further the development of nonprofit organizations led by and for Southeast Asians, and to aid in the adjustment
of Southeast Asian refugees to American society. Documents related to organizations that have collaborated with SEARAC are
also included. The collection includes correspondence among the organizations and from refugees, meeting minutes, memoranda,
reports, newspaper clippings, and conference materials.
The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) was founded in 1979 as a national organization whose purpose was to further
the development of nonprofit organizations led by and for Southeast Asians, and to aid in the relocation of Southeast Asian
refugees into American society. Initially formed as the Indochina Resource Action Center (IRAC), SEARAC's principal mission
has evolved to increase awareness of issues relating to of Southeast Asian Americans and promote community empowerment and
21.2 Linear Feet
(25 boxes and 1 oversized folder) and 21 digitized images
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Collection open for research.