Upcoming Events

Community Coffee Chat
Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Time: Stop by any time between 9:30am-11am
Location: Vinh Long Coffee Shop, 2230 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA

We'll be hosting a monthly coffee community chat every last Wednesday of the month. Our purpose is to create a space where businesses, residents and partners can informally come together to share their thoughts that can help create a better S. 7th Street commercial corridor for us all! Questions? Email Somaly Osteen, our Community Development Specialist at sosteen@seamaac.org
The Asian American Vote 2019
Date: April 3rd, 2019
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Location: Free Library of Philadelphia, South Philadelphia Branch, 1700 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Find out insights and issues for voter-turnout among AAPI populations as well as report on election protection from the last election cycle. Food will be provided.
Growing Home Gardens
Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Location: SEAMAAC Outreach Office, 2108 S. 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

2019 All Gardeners Meeting and Seedling Distribution! SEAMAAC is now overseeing the Growing Home Gardens on Emily St. and Mercy St. to kick off the year, SEAMAAC is hosting the first All-Gardeners meeting. The meeting will include a discussion on the overal 2019 growing season, collection of grownig season rent ($25 for the year), seedling distribution and plot assignment. Contact Clarissa at 215-467-0690 x 136
Friends of SEAMAAC Happy Hour
Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Tokio Headhouse Izakaya, 122-124 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

The Friends of SEAMAAC are a group of folks who support and advocate for social justice, communities of color, and civic engagement. We hope our Friends will benefit from networking with one another as well as connect to SEAMAAC and our mission through involvement in various activities, including occasional Happy Hours! Admission is $20 pre-paid online or $25 at the door. Questions? Emails events@seamaac.org
Vendor Village Spring Kick-Off
Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Mifflin Square Park (6th and Ritner)

Join us for the second-ever Vendor Village Kick-Off at Mifflin Square Park on April 27th from 11am to 3pm! This will be the relaunching of the SoPhiE Food truck for the spring and summer season. From April 27th on, SoPhiE will spend every Wednesday and Saturday at the park. Other Kick-Off activities include a farm stand, kids' activities, zumba, arts & crafts, fishadelphia, health screenings and performances.

Past Events


SoPhiE Returns to Love City
On Saturday, February 23rd, the SoPhiE food truck and Chef Yeni returned to Love City Brewing Co.
This was the truck's third time at the local brewery in Spring Garden.
It was another great night filled with Chef Yeni's Pangsit Gorang (crispy chicken wontons), Bihun Gorang (stir fried vegetarian noodles) and other yummy Indonesian plates.

See the full photo album here.

Elders Lunar New Year Celebration
Although Lunar New Year officially begins next Tuesday, celebrations came early this year at our Elders gathering!
Our Elders had a delicious spread filled with colorful fried rice sculpted into koi fish shapes, shrimp and tofu spring rolls,
dumplings and more. We were proud and honored by the performances and homemade dishes
our Elders brought to the day's festivities as well. Check out the full Facebook album here

Welcome, Year of the Pig! To love, community and of course good food!


Winter Ball 2018
SEAMAAC's 1st Winter Ball took place on December 6, 2018 at the Hilton on City Avenue.
Thank you to all of guests, staff, board, and supporters for creating a magical evening!
Check out more photos from the event on our Facebook.