What's New Inspired by the tragic events of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on December 14th 2012, that claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults, SEAMAAC’s teaching artists Prinze Whyee & Andrew Ramsey came together to write and arranged an original song to honor the lives and memory of the Sandy Hook children and adults, and make a creative statement against the gun violence that claimed 26 innocent victims.Read More
EducationThe Education Department serves elementary and high school students and young adults in their educational experience through after-school enrichment programs, truancy prevention, and summer programs. Understanding the crucial role parents, family and community support play in the success of students, the Family and Youth Department engages the participation and fosters leadership of parents and community stakeholders.
Health & Social ServicesThe Health & Social Services Department Staff supports SEAMAAC’s mission by continuing to serve refugee and immigrant families and communities to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers in order to improve the quality of their lives through education such as ESL, health promotion, information & referral, case management, advocacy, community programs, and collaboration with other health care and social service providers.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Spring Gala. It was an amazing turnout and we are all thrilled! We can’t wait to see you all again next year. Slideshow courtesy of JJ Tiziou Photography
New Routes to Community Health
Our Stories, Our Health was awarded $225,000 by New Routes to Community Health, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Benton Foundation designed to improve the health of immigrants in the United States through media created by immigrants. Here in Philadelphia, Our Stories, Our Health is a collaborative media health initiative aiming to engage immigrant Laotian and Vietnamese seniors in the process of identifying and describing health needs through personal storytelling, video production, and discussion about health in the Southeast Asian community.
WHYY Learning Lab Video
Our Stories, Our Health is a project that has been teaching Vietnamese and Laotian elders to shoot video interviews about health topics they identified as important to their communities. The footage will be used in health workshops throughout the Southeast Asian community in the Philadelphia area. The Learning Lab has provided the video training, which is the focus of this behind-the-scenes look at the project.
Our Stories, Our Health
A blog entry from one of SEAMAACs dedicated Outreach Staff, Hanna Do.
Thoai Nguyen, CEO As SEAMAAC enters its 29th year, I feel privileged to serve with such an exceptionally dedicated group of staff, board and volunteers. SEAMAACs success belongs to them and to the thousands of friends and patrons who support SEAMAACs work through the generous contributions of time and financial gifts.
OEO (MBEC) Vendors
SEAMAAC supports other businesses that are owned by minority, women and the disabled. From time to time SEAMAAC is in need of vendors in catering, office supplies, office furniture, professional training and development, etc. While...