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Guide to the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center Records
MS-SEA004  
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Description
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.
Background
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 leadership development.
Extent
21.2 linear feet 25 boxes and 1 oversized folder 21 digitized images
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection open for research.