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.
Covered California in Translation
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. more »
By Sunita Sohrabji, Staff Reporter (India West)
Oct 17, 2013 more »
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.
Nina 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.
“Do you have a green card? Have you been to the doctor lately?” she asks in her native Bangla. more »
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. more »
SAN to Hold Community Citizenship Clinics
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. more »
March 26, 2013
With historic Supreme Court debates about the legality of Proposition 8 underway in Washington, D.C., South Asian Network extends its support to proponents of marriage equality. more »