The 2018 Speaker Series continues with the July 25, 2018, showing of the narrative feature film "Sold," 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., The Tower Theatre, 2508 Land Park Drive, Sacramento. This acclaimed film (winner of three film festivals) tells the story of a 13-year old girl's plight after being sold to a brothel. The film aims to inspire a global movement to address the crime of child trafficking domestically and internationally. Panel discussion follows.
2018 Golf Tournament
Sept. 16, 2018
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.
About the Foundation
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.