SAN on CHASE Community Giving’s Facebook page

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Please take a moment to vote for SAN on CHASE Community Giving’s Facebook page.  Click on the link and select South Asian Network:


Support an amazing non-profit organization — 
South Asian Network (SAN) 

— through the CHASE Community Giving program.
Voting just started and every vote gets us closer to receiving much needed financial resources to do our work and serve our community.
South Asian Network is a grassroots, community-based organization dedicated to advancing the health, empowerment and solidarity of persons of South Asian descent in Southern California.  SAN serves the needs of Southern California’s South Asian community in the areas of health and health care access, civil rights and violence prevention.


SAN held 22 health workshops informing 80 different community members about nutrition, exercise, stress and many other health concerns within the South Asian American community. 
Hear from Sewa Singh about the health work he does with our older adults at SAN.#2.
WAZ-Voices Against Violence program completed a needs assessment surveying 50 survivors of violence about barriers they face when accessing services and finding safety.#3.
Assemblymember Mike Eng recognized SAN with an “Inclusionary Award” at the “Day of Inclusion” Celebration.

SAN hosted a “Ten Years After 9/11” Community Hearing with over 150 people. Attendees included Assemblymembers Mike Eng and Warren Furutani and Congresswoman Judy Chu. 

Watch clips of the testimonies here.

SAN was featured on NPR local affiliate KCRW’s “Which Way LA” as well as in Colorlines’ “Daily Love” about the impact of post-9/11 surveillance, profiling, and bullying on South Asian Americans in Southern California. 
Click here to see full coverage.

SAN completed a three year Gender and Equity campaign with twelve Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations across California and Minnesota to understand culture and challenge gender-based oppression in our communities.  Thanks to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and the National Gender and Equity campaign.

SAN collaborated on a performance and art exhibit, 
“Sunoh, Sister!” about issues of violence with SAN’s survivor’s support group and community artist, Shyamala Moorty. Over 100 people attended the show throughout its weekend exhibit at the Miles Memorial Playhouse.

SAN staff developed a parenting curriculum to facilitate healthy communication between youth and parents that covers culture gap, discipline, bullying, domestic violence, and relationships.

SAN held its 21st Anniversary Celebration at the gorgeous Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, honoring the dedication of volunteers and staff and recognizing two pillars in the community, Dipti Baranwal and Binna Chahal. Check out the photos here.

SAN created 500 new bright orange water bottles to outreach to South Asian American communities at community festivals and events and encourage healthy lifestyles, which includes drinking eight to ten glasses of water a day.

With your support, SAN will continue to expand its programs across health, civil rights, and violence prevention for South Asian Americans in Southern California. 

SAN is the only nonprofit in Southern California that advances the health, empowerment and solidarity of the diverse South Asian American communities, including persons of Bangladeshi, Indian, Nepali, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan descent.  Thank you! SAN Staff, Board and Volunteers

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