Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

April Remembrance: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

April Remembrance: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

By Quyen Dinh. This article originally appeared on the SEARAC blog. Dear SEARAC Community, Six months ago, my husband and I became first-time parents. In the middle of the pandemic, we welcomed into the world Khải Toyonori Ross. In Vietnamese, Khải means victory, and...
April Remembrance: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

To Heal, We Need Community

The article originally appeared on SEARAC. Dear SEARAC community members, Over these last few weeks, SEARAC has joined Asian Americans across the country in grief and in alarm over the ongoing anti-Asian violence recently culminating in a nationwide series of separate...
April Remembrance: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

SEARAC Election Response: We Love, We Heal, We Organize

This post originally appeared on the SEARAC blog. 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...
April Remembrance: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

Solidarity with Syrian Refugees

This year marks the 40th year anniversary since the United States opened its doors to millions of men, women and children from Southeast Asia seeking humanitarian protection. SEARAC’s communities—Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese American communities—arose from the...