Together We Rise

Together We Rise Rise Up is an 8-year-old program started at the Asian American Resource Center specifically for the goal of educating high school students through the union of arts and activism. By partnering with the Chinatown-based Southeast Asian Community Alliance, we can target low-income students of color in the LA Unified School District and … Continue reading Together We Rise

Rise Up! Autobiography Project

The Rise Up! program is an arts based program for high school youth in the Los Angeles Chinatown area. The program is a collaboration between Pomona College’s Asian American Resource Center (AARC), and the Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA), a non-profit organization that is located in the Mandarin Plaza in LA Chinatown. Founded by Sissy … Continue reading Rise Up! Autobiography Project

Rise Up! Retreat Update

On Friday, March 29, students from the Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA) joined the AARC’s Rise Up! committee for a two-day, one-night retreat at the Claremont Colleges. The retreat was a success: the students explored themes of community building, self-empowerment, self-expression, and a sense of place within the community. The retreat centered on workshops led by … Continue reading Rise Up! Retreat Update