Accepting Applicants: SEARAC Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT)

SEARAC is seeking applicants for their Leadership & Advocacy Training program this summer. The 2-day event is suited for those with a passion for advancing the interests of the Southeast Asian American community to create a socially just and equitable society. Prior advocacy, policy, or legislative experience is NOT a requirement.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) is excited to announce our 15th Annual Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT) for seasoned and emerging leaders from Southeast Asian American communities and their allies.
Dates & Location
July 21 – 23, 2014
Washington, DC
Application Deadline
Friday, May 2, 2014
About the LAT
The Leadership & Advocacy Training program provides a forum for Southeast Asian American community leaders to participate in activities and workshops that include collective strategizing, networking, advocacy, and relationship building with decision makers on issues that are specific to the Southeast Asian American community.
Who Should Attend the LAT?
Our past participants have included professionals, staff of community-based organizations, students from high school to graduate school, and community members of all ages. The training is tailored to Southeast Asian Americans, but it is also open to anyone working with Southeast Asian American communities. The LAT is intended for emerging leaders and members of Southeast Asian American communities who want to increase their skills and knowledge in policy and advocacy practice.
Training Costs
SEARAC will cover the majority of travel and lodging for accepted applicants living outside of the training locations, but participants may be responsible for a portion of their travel costs. 
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The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) is a national organization that advances the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society. Find out more at

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