At Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP we pride ourselves on active community involvement in many national and local civil rights organizations. Equity Partner Nitasha Sawhney exemplifies the spirit of our commitment to community involvement. Nitasha regularly provides counsel on matters involving hate crimes, civic engagement, and employment discrimination. She also frequently speaks on issues of sexual harassment, ethics, and school bullying in a post-9/11 environment. Ms. Sawhney believes it is her “privilege and responsibility to provide compassionate, valued service to our clients and communities.”
Recently, Ms. Sawhney was featured in a KCET article about traditional roti meditation at her community’s Sikh temple. The tradition is called Langar, a communal meal where food is served to members and visitors without distinction of faith, religion or background.
“There’s something about roti made in community,” Nitasha Sawhney says… “It tastes better than anything you can get at a restaurant. The idea is that everyone sits on equal grounds and eats together…”
To view the entire article, follow the link here: KCET Article
Ms. Sawhney serves on the Board of Directors of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), the Legal Advisory Council of the Sikh Coalition and is a volunteer with the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF).