ABAS 13th Annual Wine & Food Tasting- On May 14, 2015, the Foundation held its 13th Annual Wine & Food Tasting at the Pavilions Shopping Center off Fair Oaks Boulevard. The Wine Tasting was a pleasant and fun-filled evening, with delicious drinks and food, an excellent silent auction, delightful music, and wonderful company.
SAVE THE DATE: September 11, 2016 28th Annual ABAS Golf Invitational
2015 Tournament: On September 13, 2015, the Foundation held its 27th Annual Golf Invitational at Turkey Creek Golf Club. The 2018 Lady Barons, of the storied Sacramento Barons Basketball Organization, were tournament co-hosts.
Tule Lake Project
The Foundation is assisting Roger Daniels, the nationally-known historian, and Barbara Takei, the writer and organizer on Tule Lake, in their archival research for a book they will jointly author. The book, on the subject of the Tule Lake concentration camp, will be published by the University of Washington Press and is tentatively titled "America's Worst Concentration Camp." The Foundation's funding comes from a federal grant.
Thank you for your interest in the ABAS Law Foundation’s scholarship program. The Foundation awards scholarships to law students and very recent law school graduates from local law schools who have demonstrated potential for community service and leadership in the Asian-Pacific Islander community, academic achievement, and financial need. In recent years, the Foundation has predominantly awarded scholarships to students and recent graduates from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, U.C. Davis School of Law, and the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law.
The ABAS Law Foundation, established in 1997, by Jerilyn Paik, Esq., is the 501(c)(3) educational and charitable partner of ABAS, the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento. The Foundation supports and initiates law-related educational and charitable works in greater Sacramento's API community. Its activities include awarding approximately $18,000 per year in scholarships to nurture law students who show promise of becoming activist, API community-conscious lawyers. Criteria include potential for leadership in the API communities, good scholarship, and financial need.