Sat, Aug 20th! Ten Years After 9/11: A Community Hearing

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SAN invites you to a community hearing, “Ten Years After 9/11,” to discuss the impact of September 11th, 2001 on South Asian American community members in Southern California, over the past ten years.

Come and learn with community members, leaders, and public officials! At this critical time, SAN wants to know your story too.  This is your chance to share your experiences at the hearing with SAN and with members of Congress and the California Senate and State Assembly!

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Community members impacted by post-9/11 policies and backlash
  • Congresswoman Judy Chu
  • Assemblymember Mike Eng
  • Assemblymember Warren Furutani
  • Ahilan Arulanantham, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU of So Cal
  • Shakeel Syed, Executive Director, Islamic Shura Council of So Cal
  • Manjusha Kulkarni, Executive Director of South Asian Network
  • Mou Khan, Program Associate, South Asian Americans Leading Together
  • Ameena M. Qazi, Deputy Executive Director, Council on Islamic-American Relations
  • Vivek Mittal, Equal Justice Fellow, National Immigration Law Center
  • Tamia Pervez, Policy Organizer, South Asian Network
  • Ravneet Kaur, Sikh Community Scholar, Ph.D. Candidate, UCLA

Refreshments Served, Childcare Provided, & Translation in Bangla and Hindi/ Urdu

The community hearing is co-sponsored by  South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and the State of California Commission and Pacific Islander American Affairs (CSCAPIAA).

For more information, please call 562-403-0488 ext. 100 or email

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