Golf Invitational

2020 Tournament Champions:

Dean James Schiavenza, Steve Grippi, Fred Meyer and Rob Gold

Thank you all golfers!

A beautiful day on course at Haggin Oaks!

We kept the streak alive - see you for the 33rd annual invitational!

Thank you to our tournament sponsors:



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September 7, 2019 / Matinee Free / Evening $25 / California Museum, 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA.


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.


Co-Sponsored Events

Tule Lake - America’s Worst Concentration Camp / September 14, 2019 / Buddhist Church of Sacramento

Alternative Facts - Lies of Executive Order 9066 / September 29, 2019 / California Museum, Sacramento



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 application deadline for the 2021 scholarship program is 5:00 pm Friday March 5, 2021.

Congratulations 2020 Scholarship Recipients!

Meet recipients Nathalie Nguyen, Kerry Sherman, Vannalee Cayabyab, and Jacqueline Nguyen:

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Swearing in with CJ Cantil

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.

Interested in serving on the Board or a Committee?

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