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For more than 32 years your  support has enabled us to serve tens of thousands of newcomers to Philadelphia. In 2016 you can double your impact through matched funds.  

Dear Friends:

 

This has been a tumultuous year for all of us.  Now, maybe more than ever, SEAMAAC, and many others doing the hard work in our communities, will need to be a beacon of light and a safety-net for the underserved, underheard and marginalized in our society. We hear many voicing concerns and fear of an uncertain future, but we also know that there are so many of us doing great things to mitigate unjust or unforgiving policies that may undermine our communities.  SEAMAAC will continue to fight the good fight and to ensure that everyone in our community can live with dignity, respect and prosperity.

The exciting news is that this past year SEAMAAC has taken on new,

 important challenges:

  • Assisting more than 10,000 children, youth, adults, and seniors-reaching more than 18 distinct linguistic communities 
  • Mobilizing thousands of Asian Americans in civic engagement (including voting) to empower a disenfranchised community to participate in civic dialogue 
  • Beginning a neighborhood and Mifflin Square Park planning process that is engaging a diverse community and strengthening relationships  
  • Doubling our work to reduce high school truancy in Philadelphia

We look forward to continuing this work, but we can’t do it alone. Can we count on you for support this year?

 

As an added incentive, one of our core funders has generously offered to match every dollar contributed, so your tax deductible donation will have double the impact. Secure donations can be made by check, or by credit card through our website at www.seamaac.org.

 

Sincerely,

 

Thoai Nguyen

CEO, SEAMAAC

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SEAMAAC Celebrates Grand Opening of Satellite Office on 2110 S. 8th Street


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SEAMAAC Hip Hop Heritage Program Youth Performs at Philadelphia Phillies Game

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Roots of Happiness: Southeast Asian Seniors Breakfast Program

Our continued vision is to build a society where newcomers and native-born are given equal opportunities to prosper, live free of oppression, and achieve their American dreams. SEAMAAC’s vision and work are even more critical given the current anti-immigration that pervades the political discourse today. Your generous financial support will enable SEAMAAC to achieve this vision. And while not the reason to support us, your donation is 100% tax deductible. Secure donations can be made by credit card through our website at

www.seamaac.org/donate

or contact us and send your check to:

SEAMAAC
1711 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
215-467-0690

Please consider supporting our work this Giving Tuesday. This past year SEAMAAC has taken on new, important challenges:

* Assisting more than 10,000 children, youth, adults, and seniors-reaching more than 18 distinct linguistic communities

*Mobilizing thousands of Asian Americans in civic engagement (including voting) to empower a disenfranchised community to participate in civic dialogue

*Beginning a neighborhood and Mifflin Square Park planning process that is engaging a diverse community and strengthening relationships

*Doubling our work to reduce high school truancy in Philadelphia

We look forward to continuing this work, but we can’t do it alone.

Can we count on you for support this year?

seamaac.org/seamaac/donate/
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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 SEAMAAC’s dedicated Outreach Staff, Hanna Do.

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Health & Social Services
The 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. The Affordable Care Act Multilingual Outreach Materials are Here
Education
The 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.