Category Community Involvement

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 ...
Read More
The South Asian Bar Association of Southern California (“SABA-SC”) Public Interest Foundation is now accepting grant applications. The Foundation gives preference to organizations that offer services to the South Asian American community in Southern California, especially communities that are underserved.  The SABA-SC Public Interest Foundation provides thousands of dollars of grant funds every year to organizations supporting our community. Grant ...
Read More
Not to be outdone by their Orange County cohorts, the SABA-SC LA Events Team put together a fun summer mixer and professional clothing drive on August 5. Thanks to everyone who attended for drinks & mingling. And thanks to Kiren Ahuja at Hulu and Roma Patel at Buchalter for organizing the event! Learn more about Kiren and Roma in our ...
Read More
Anjula Singh, the Executive Director of SABA North America, is looking for a pro bono or low-cost translator to translate about 450 words (about 25 sentences) from Bengali to English for evidence in an LGBT asylum claim. A certified translation is not required. The request is made on behalf of Transcend Arizona. If anyone is able to help, please contact ...
Read More
Be The Match is urgently looking for a stem cell donor for 29 year old Liyna, who has severe leukemia.  All ethnicities are encouraged to volunteer, but the best chance of matching are donors with a South Asian background.  Details are set forth above. Sign up online ASAP at:  join.bethematch.org/swabforliyna or text SWABFORLIYNA to 61474.
Read More
SABA-SC co-sponsored the annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive, which took place on December 6 at the Japanese American National Museum. The Toy Drive collected over 2,000 toys for local non-profit organizations. More than 550 people participated in this great cause. Learn more about the APA Holiday Toy Drive
Read More
In the spirit of the holidays, SABA-SC will be helping to pack care packages for our troops, first responders, veterans and military families at Operation Gratitude’s warehouse. To volunteer, please contact Marize Alphonso at hmsalphonso@gmail.com or visit the Assembly Day webpage to learn more. Volunteers will need to complete a waiver form. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. We hope you can join ...
Read More