Category Community Involvement

Dear SABA Southern California Community: Our worlds are rapidly changing each day as information surrounding COVID-19 becomes available. We want to take a minute to wish each of you and your loved ones good health and access to resources in these troubling times. We are working to formulate actions and policies that will best serve members of the South Asian ...
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SABA-SC was proud to join NAPABA and other sister bar organizations to sign on to a letter drafted by a coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations. The letter urges United States House and Senate leadership to issue a statement dispelling misinformation surrounding the coronavirus, as well as denouncing any racially-motivated attacks. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), has raised ...
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SABA-SC is co-sponsoring a minority in-house counsel mixer at Eataly (rooftop bar) at the Westfield mall in Century City on March 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The mixer is being hosted by Bird Marella.  Attendance is limited to in-house attorneys only. To RSVP, please contact Janine Toting at jtoting@birdmarella.com by February 24th.
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SABA-SC is co-sponsoring a Lunar New Year Celebration on February 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Kues Restaurant, 800 West Sixth Street (at Flower), DTLA. Come mingle with members and non-members of our sister bar organizations!  Delicious appetizers will be served! The event is free for current SABA-SC members and $10 for non-members. Please RSVP to: socalsaba@gmail.com by February ...
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Pictured from left to right: Former and current board members Pooja Patel, Marize Alphonso, Ashe Puri, and Neil Desai. On January 18, SABA-SC members joined hundreds of other Heal the Bay volunteers at a Beach Clean-Up event. Attendees learned about protecting the environment, and enjoyed a pleasant stroll by the ocean while picking up trash. SABA-SC looks forward to organizing ...
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SABA-SC was proud to once again support the APA Holiday Toy Drive through the efforts of its longstanding board member, Marize Alphonso, Director of Community Engagement. Marize is an absolute credit to SABA-SC.  Her unwavering commitment to improving SABA-SC’s relationships with APA bar organizations and the MCBA are integral to ensuring SABA-SC’s ongoing ability to provide important services to the ...
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SABA-SC will be holding its annual Seva Day, or Day of Service this Saturday.  Join the SABA-SC Board of Directors from 10 am to 12 pm on January 18, 2020 in a Coastal Clean Up, organized by Heal the Bay. The cleanup will take place at the Will Rogers State Beach, meet by Tower 7. SABA-SC volunteers will first help ...
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Two students at UCI School of Law seek participants in a survey in connection with their paper for a Problem Solving course.  The paper analyzes the unreliability of the umbrella categorization of “Asian American” within AmLaw 200 firms as a measure of diversity with respect to Asian American ethnic groups.  Existing statistics do not accurately reflect the diversity within the ...
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Save the date for SABA-SC’s annual Seva Day, or Day of Service. Join the SABA-SC Board of Directors on January 18, 2020 in a Coastal Clean Up, organized by Heal the Bay. SABA-SC volunteers will first help pick up trash along one of Los Angeles’ beautiful beaches, then have lunch together at a restaurant nearby. Stay tuned for additional details, ...
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The 20th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive will take place at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) on December 5th from 6-9pm. Admission is an unwrapped new toy (valued at $25+) or a minimum donation of $25 at the door. Toys are preferred! Donated toys are distributed to low income families in the LA area through participating charitable organization partners (list ...
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