Category Archives: Press Releases

New PSA Breaks Cycle

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Filed under AWAZ, Media and Photos, Press Releases

(Artesia, CA) On August 4th, 2010, AWAZ –  launched its second Public Service Announcement (PSA). The

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Downtown Detention Center Shut Down for 5 hours

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Filed under Media and Photos, Press Releases, SAN in the News
(Los Angeles)– On Thursday, May 6th, 14 immigrant rights activists and community leaders locked arms, chained together and laid down forming a circle in front of the Federal Immigration Processing and Detention Center on Alameda Street in Los Angeles. South Asian Network’s executive director Hamid Khan participated as one of the 14 activists.

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SAN Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

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Filed under Media and Photos, Press Releases, SAN in the News, Uncategorized

Twenty Years of Community, Justice, and Transformation

(Artesia, CA) On April 10th, 2010, one hundred and fifty South Asian Network (SAN) community members, staff, board members, and community partners gathered throughout the evening to commemorate years of services, support, and justice for the South Asian community.

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Victory Against the Exploitation of Immigrant Women Workers!

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Filed under Civil Rights Unit, Media and Photos, Press Releases

Los Angeles Superior Court certifies class action lawsuit against Ziba Beauty Center

On March 18th, 2010 Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Solner certified a class action lawsuit against Ziba Beauty Center for widespread violations of California labor laws. The class includes over 315 former and current employees who allege that Ziba took advantage of their workers, mostly immigrant women from South Asia, by failing to pay them for overtime work, permit them to take meal and rest breaks as required by California labor law, in addition to numerous record-keeping violations.

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NAAN For Seniors

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Filed under CHAI, Media and Photos, Press Releases

SAN Launches New “Neighborhood Activities and Nutrition” Program for Older Adults at Artesia Community Center.

ARTESIA, CA. South Asian seniors migrating to and reuniting with family in the U.S. oftentimes experience feelings of isolation and lack of belonging.  Through intensive case management with South Asian seniors since 2003, South Asian Network (SAN) staff has noticed these concerns with elderly South Asian community members.

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