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SAN’s Obamacare outreach featured on NPR

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SAN’s Obamacare outreach and education efforts were featured on NPR’s “The World”. The program highlighted SAN’s community advocate, Nina Sharmin, and her work in Little Bangladesh.

The segment aired on KPCC 89.3 FM at 2 pm on Wednesday, October 30th, and you can hear it here.

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California Health Report: Covered California in Translation

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Covered California in Translation

October 29, 2013
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Rucha Shirsalkar of the South Asian Network, left, distributes handouts on the Affordable Care Act at an Indian community center during a celebration of Diwali, the Hindu “Festival of Lights.” Photo: Chris Richard

By Chris Richard

Understanding the Affordable Care Act can be a challenge for health-policy experts, let alone for the thousands of Californians seeking to sign up for health insurance.

Imagine trying to decipher the process if your only language were Singhalese. Read More »

SAN Gala covered by Showbiz India

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India West: SAN Soon to Enroll Immigrants in Covered California – Oct 17, 2013

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By Sunita Sohrabji, Staff Reporter (India West)
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LA Times: Team takes healthcare plan to ethnic areas – Oct 2, 2013

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SAN is proud to be partnering with Covered CA to help ensure coverage of South Asians in Southern California in Obamacare. Our outreach, education and enrollment work was highlighted in Oct 2, 2013 LA Times.

Team tells ethnic neighborhoods about ObamacareNina Sharmin, left, informs Taher Majumder about Covered California at Deshi Restaurant in L.A.’s Little Bangladesh neighborhood. (Cheryl A. Guerrero, Los Angeles Times / September 24, 2013)

Team takes healthcare plan to ethnic areas

Outreach workers go through ethnic neighborhoods, explaining Obamacare in Hindi, Urdu, Bangla, Punjabi and Gujarati

October 1, 2013, 10:59 p.m.

Inside Deshi Restaurant and Grocery, standing near the bags of lentils, chickpeas and curry leaves, Nina Sharmin greets customers with a rat-a-tat of questions.

“Do you have a green card? Have you been to the doctor lately?” she asks in her native Bangla. Read More »

India West: South Asian Network Holds Open House Highlighting Work – Sep 29, 2013

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South Asian Network Holds Open House Highlighting Work

Sep 29, 2013
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Members of SAN at their open house Sept. 8.

The South Asian Network held an Open House for the South Asian American community of Southern California Sept. 8 at its Artesia office here.

Saalt blog: Reflections on Oak Creek: Sadly, this isn’t over yet…

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Reflections on Oak Creek: Sadly, this isn’t over yet…

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This week we commemorate the one year anniversary of the hate violence that gripped the community of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, when a gunman stormed into the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on the morning of August 5, 2012. Our hearts are with the families and loved ones of Paramjit Kaur, Prakash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Satwant Singh Kaleka, Sita Singh and Suveg Singh who lost their lives in the massacre. As we reflect on this day one year later, it is important to place the Oak Creek tragedy in a broader history and context of racial and religious injustice in our country. To help us understand, reflect and move forward, SAALT is featuring a blog series featuring a range of diverse voices. Read More »

India Journal: SAN to Hold Community Citizenship Clinics – July 25, 2013

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SAN to Hold Community Citizenship Clinics

07/25/2013

ARTESIA, CA – As part of its commitment to the South Asian community, South Asian Network (SAN) is hosting a series of free citizenship workshops at local religious and community centers in the Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange County area. Read More »

Citizenship PSA on Showbiz India

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Showbiz India covers SAN’s 22nd Anniversary Celebration at the LA River Center and Gardens on Nov 4

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