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4/12/2021| To our members, colleagues, and friends observing Ramadan for the next 30 days: May this holy month of Ramadan bring joy, prosperity, and peace in your life. Ramadan Mubarak to you and your family. In honor of the first day of Ramadan, we wanted to share the below article prepared last year by Yusuf Z. Zakir, which describes considerations law firms and attorneys should keep in mind as their Muslim colleagues go through Ramadan, and real action they can take to be supportive, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding Ramadan and Supporting Your Muslim Colleagues During Covid-19 | LinkedIn

3/30/2021 | Happy belated Holi and Hola Mohalla to our Indian and South Asian members, colleagues, and friends, including in the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California, the Orange County Asian American Bar Association, and The Sikh Coalition. Holi is an ancient Hindu festival (Festival of Colors, Spring, or Love) celebrating the arrival of spring and triumph of good over evil. Regional and even non-Hindu observations and customs vary, including the throwing of colors to reenact a game between Hindu god Krishna and his consort Radha. To learn more, https://lnkd.in/dP7-FtW.Hola Mohalla, or Hola, is a festival for observant Sikhs to gather, demonstrate skills through exercises, competitions, and processions, and perform acts of community service, to reaffirm their Sikh faith. Hola often overlaps or follows Holi. Learn more at https://lnkd.in/gdwZXua.We wish everyone good health and prosperity. Celebrations were surely different this year; here’s to hopefully returning to traditional festivities soon.#HappyHoli#HolaMohalla#SABASC#OCAABA#SikhCoalition#OCCDL#celebrate

3/21/2021 | OCCDL’s Statement Denouncing Anti-Asian Racism

3/20/2021| Happy Nowruz to our Persian and Iranian members, colleagues, and friends, including in the Iranian American Bar Association and Iranian American Bar Association Orange County. Eide Shoma Mobarak! Happy New Year! To learn more about Nowruz, the Persian New Year, read: https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/03/20/471174857/nowruz-persian-new-years-table-celebrates-spring-deliciously and https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/03/a-time-of-plenty-celebrating-nowruz-in-america.html.
#HappyNowruz #IABA #OCCDL #celebrate #shareyourstories

ALLABOUTSIKHS.COM The Sikh Festivals: Holla MohallaHolla Mohalla is a Sikh festival celebrated in the month of Phalguna , a day after Holi.An annual festival held at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, Hola Moha

2/12/2021 | OCCDL is now accepting nominations for its 2021 award programs: the “Top 40 Young Diverse Lawyers of OC” and “Top 10 Legal Organizations for Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in OC“! Read all about this award program HERE.

1/1/2021 | OCCDL 2020 Year in Review

10/18/2020 | OCCDL’s Statement Denouncing Injustice to BIPOC Communities

9/3/2020 | Statement Denouncing Anti-Asian Racism During Coronavirus Outbreak

4/12/2021 | Today is also Hindi New Year, and on this joyous occasion of the New year celebration, we wish you all the happiness and warmth of a new beginning. ┬áLet this new year fulfill all your wishes and your dreams become true. If you are unfamiliar with Hindi New Year, we invite you to learn more at this link: The Hindu New Year – Flavours of Celebration (dollsofindia.com)