Frequently Asked Questions



Who should attend moving mountains?

Anyone interested in empowering Southeast Asian American communities through advocacy, organizing, and capacity building should attend Moving Mountains. We welcome Southeast Asian American community leaders, advocates, organizers, and allies from across the U.S., as well as students, elders, educators, and direct service providers.



How do I register?

Register here!

Early bird registration is available until 8/23. (Code: “EARLY BIRD”)

Regular registration will close on 9/13.



Will there be on-site registration?

On-site registration is not guaranteed and will be based on available tickets remaining once online registration closes. Please do not plan to register on-site.



Moving Mountains will be held at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.

Where is the summit venue?


Does SEARAC have a discounted hotel rate at the venue?

Yes, a limited number of rooms at the Sheraton will be available to Moving Mountains attendees at a discounted rate of $195/night. This rate is applicable to reservations between Tuesday, 10/1 - Saturday, 10/5.



What is the three-day agenda?

Check out the broad three-day agenda here. As speakers and presenters are confirmed, more information will be added.



At the end of Moving Mountains, on Friday, 10/4, SEARAC will be holding a cocktail reception where guests can mingle, bond, and form connections. In honor of our 40th anniversary, we will also be premiering a short film documenting SEARAC’s journey.

what is the 40th anniversary reception?



is there a dress code?

Guests are encouraged to dress “smart / snappy casual” (put together, but not necessarily as formal as business casual), or business casual.

The dress code for the reception will be semi-formal cocktail attire, or cultural garb (such as Vietnamese aó dài or Lao sinh).