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California Health Report: Covered California in Translation

admin : October 29, 2013 12:00 pm : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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. more »

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Announcing Q&A Space!

admin : October 28, 2013 4:41 pm : Media and Photos

The First Fully-Dedicated Coming Out Website for Asian Pacific Islanders!

API Equality-LA (www.apiequalityla.org) has just launched Q&A Space (www.qaspace.org), a “Coming Out Website” specifically designed for those who identify as API and LGBT. Promotional Image 2 more »

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SAN Gala covered by Showbiz India

admin : October 22, 2013 12:54 am : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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

admin : October 17, 2013 12:50 am : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

By Sunita Sohrabji, Staff Reporter (India West)
Oct 17, 2013 more »

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SAN Team takes healthcare plan to ethnic areas

admin : October 2, 2013 8:41 pm : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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 just highlighted in today’s LA Times. more »

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LA Times: Team takes healthcare plan to ethnic areas – Oct 2, 2013

admin : October 1, 2013 10:59 pm : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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. more »

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

admin : September 29, 2013 12:00 am : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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.

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SAN Open House on September 8, 2013

admin : September 8, 2013 4:24 pm : events, Media and Photos

On Sunday, September 8, 2013, South Asian Network (SAN) held an Open House for the South Asian American community of Southern California at its Artesia office. The Open House proved to be a major success for SAN. Among the highlights of SAN’s recent work are its citizenship clinics and its Covered California work, helping community members obtain health insurance through Obamacare. All services are provided free of charge. more »

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Islamophobia/Homophobia: A 9/11 Commemorative Discussion

admin : September 3, 2013 7:42 pm : Media and Photos

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As the 12th anniversary of 9/11 draws closer, South Asian Network and API-Equality, Los Angeles join together to take a look at escalating Islamophobia across the nation.

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

admin : August 8, 2013 12:00 am : Media and Photos, SAN in the News

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. more »

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