Category Public Interest Foundation

Please join the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California and Public Interest Foundation for their first ever virtual 5K fundraiser.  Get in some exercise to start off 2021, while also supporting our community – the proceeds will largely help fund annual grants toward South Asian non-profit organizations that provide critical social and legal services. The virtual run, walk, or ...
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SABA-SC is excited to announce its inaugural In-house Counsel Committee!  The committee will be co-chaired by Sandhya Kogge and Manav Kumar.  Both Sandhya and Manav have a long history of supporting SABA-SC and its Public Interest Foundation (PIF), and are former PIF and SABA-SC board members.  Sandhya is a Principal Counsel at The Walt Disney Company.  Manav is Deputy General ...
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SABA-SC and SABA-SC Public Interest Foundation’s 17th Annual Public Interest Dinner will now take place on October 1, 2020, at 6:00 pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 120 S. Los Angeles Street. We will continue to stay informed regarding the latest public health guidance and will apprise our members of any further changes to the banquet date.
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This year, we are delighted and honored to celebrate the following awardees: Trailblazer Award: The Honorable Sergio C. Tapia II, Assistant Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division, Superior Court of California – County of Los Angeles, for serving as a pioneer in the legal community. Judicial Appreciation Award: The Honorable Neetu Badhan-Smith, Judge of the Superior Court of California – ...
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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 ...
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On March 12, SABA-SC and SABA-SC Public Interest Foundation hosted their 16thAnnual Public Interest Dinner and Installation.  The sold-out event was an undeniable success thanks to the generous sponsorship and support from over 320 attendees. Honorees included the Hon. Andre Birotte, Jr. (Judicial Appreciation Award), Navneet Grewal (Public Interest Award) and Rahul Ravipudi (Trailblazer Award). Their comments regarding the importance of service to the ...
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SABA-SC PIF has awarded financial grants to the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (AP3CON), the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles (CAIR-LA), SATRANG, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency (SAHARA) and the South Asian Network (SAN). These grants could not be possible without the generous support of our ...
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SABA-SC and SABA-Public Interest Foundation are looking for motivated individuals to join their Boards. SABA-SC serves as a voice for the South Asian legal community in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Our board members mentor new lawyers and law students, organize events, collaborate with other bar associations, and support the South Asian community (among other important causes). Our Board members ...
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