Statement from South Asian Organizations on Passage of Senate Immigration Bill
Important Step Forward, But Bill is Deeply Flawed
Manjusha P. Kulkarni, Executive Director
562.403.0488 x 105
For Immediate Release
November 5, 2012
South Asian Network celebrated 22nd anniversary
Artesia – The South Asian Network (SAN) celebrated on November 4, 2012 at the beautiful Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, 22 years of working towards a just, healthy and violence-free South Asian American community in Southern California. more »
SAN Raises Funds to Continue Meeting the Needs of Southern California’s South Asian Community
Over two hundred South Asian Network volunteers, donors, and supporters gathered at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens to commemorate another year of SAN’s successful health, violence prevention, and civil rights efforts.
Community Shares Continued Loss and Solutions at Hearing
On August 20th, over 150 South Asian American community members and supporters gathered at the Artesia Community Center to reflect on the passing of a decade since the tragedy on September 11th, 2001. While the nation mourns the upcoming anniversary, community members and SAN met to mourn the local loss in South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh communities in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
President Obama called today “a good day for America.” As we share this news release about “Special Registration,” we want to remind folks of the continued surveillance, detention and deportation of members of the South Asian American community, more »
(Artesia, CA) On Friday, November 19, 2010, at 10 am, South Asian community members gathered to hear numerous community stories presented at South Asian Network’s instrumental launch of our new report, “From Displacement to Internment,” in the heart of Los Angeles’ “Little India.” SAN held the press conference to share the pattern of human rights violations experienced by South Asians in Southern California over the last 20 years.
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.
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.