RIVERSIDE, CA– Ali Sahabi, president of the Carona-based developer SE Corp., was honored on Martin Luther King Jr.â€™s birthday with a humanitarian award by the Riverside Clergy Association. Sahabi was chosen for the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award based on his long-standing efforts to give to the community and to help those in need.
â€œIn everything he does, personally and professionally, he gives back to the community,â€ said Rev. Paul Munford, president of the Riverside Clergy Association.. â€œHe conducts his business keeping in mind the positive impact it will have on the community. On a personal level, he sponsors scholarships awarded through our member churches.â€
Sahabi is president of SE Corporation, a land-planning and entitlement firm that in 2007 won the Governorâ€™s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award in Sustainable Communities for its mixed-use development of Dos Lagos in Corona. He is also the founding chairman of the Green Institute for Village Empowerment, a nonprofit dedicated to the principles of sustainability. GIVE is the founding sponsor of the Green Valley Initiative, a nationally recognized regional economic development movement to promote clean and green technologies in inland Southern California.