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#RememberOakCreek Campaign Reaches 13 Million in USA: Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition successfully completed a communications campaign to #RememberOakCreek that reached a potential 13 million across the USA.

Sikh in 23 US Cities Honor Oak Creek Shooting Victims Through Seva

Inspired by the Oak Creek Sikh Sangat’s Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Walk/Run, the Sikh Coalition organized the fifth annual "National Day of Seva" in honor of those who lost their lives and loved ones at the Oak Creek Gurdwara on August 5, 2012.

USA: Sikhs Hold Richmond Day Service In Memory Of Oak Creek Massacre Victims

As per the local media report the Sikhs of Richmond invited and tried to reach the collective community to join them on Saturday in an act of service

Sikhism Included in Tennessee (USA) Classrooms

It is learnt that last week, the Tennessee State Board of Education voted to approve new social studies standards, which for the first time ever include Sikhism.

Empowering Sikhs in Kentucky (USA): Sikh Coalition

From gurdwara security to youth empowerment, the Sikh Coalition is focused on promoting the resilience of the Sikh American community.

USA: Sikh Couple Secures Right To Kirpan At Kaiser Permanente

As reported by Sikh Coalition two devout Sikh parents have received an apology from Kaiser Permanente along with a system-wide religious accommodation

USA: Two sentenced to 3 years in jail for assaulting California Sikh Man

Two men were found guilty on felony assault and hate crime charges and sentenced to a three-year term in California state prison on Thursday (May 18) for the brutal attack against Maan Singh Khalsa.

Sikh Voice Speaks Out At U.S. Senate Hate Crime Hearing

On May 02, 2017, Dr. Prabhjot Singh – a Sikh American who has experienced hate violence firsthand – testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the urgent need to address hate crimes in the United States.

FIBA Lifts Ban on Religious Headwear, including Sikh Dastar

In a game-changing move, FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, unanimously approved a new rule Thursday that will lift its ban on observant Sikhs and others wearing religious head coverings.

Vaisakhi Campaign Reaches 9 Million in USA: Sikh Coalition

50 bipartisan Members of Congress joined the Sikh Coalition to celebrate Vaisakhi by sharing over 60 social media posts that reached a potential nine million Americans.

USA: Sikh Coalition Invites Applications for Sixth Sikh Advocate Academy

Sikh Coalition continues to seek applications for its sixth Sikh Advocate Academy, its signature grassroots advocacy training program.

Hate Crime: Sikh Man Shot Near Seattle in USA

A Sikh man (who has chosen to remain anonymous) was shot and injured late Friday in Kent, Washington.

USA: Sikh Coalition Issues Advisory on Protection of Gurdwaras

In recent months, we have witnessed an increase in hate crimes against Sikh, Muslim, and Jewish communities across the United States.

FBI Includes Hate Crimes Against Sikh in Its Annual Report

This week, the FBI released its annual report on hate crimes, which for the very first time, includes reported hate crimes committed against Sikhs. According to the FBI, there were six hate crimes committed against Sikhs in 2015.

Sikhs in California Celebrate Fifth Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month

Sikh Community in California are celebrating Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month this November in the state legislature, public schools, various cities,

Legal Suit Settled by Sikh Drivers with U.S.Trucking Firm

A discriminatory suit filed by four Sikh drivers against an American trucking giant has been settled amicably

USA: Hate Crime Charges Filed in Richmond Hate Crime Case

Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed hate crime charges against the attackers of Sikh American Maan Singh Khalsa.

Sikh Assaulted, Hair Cut in USA; Sikh Coalition Urges Hate Crime Investigation

Sikh Assaulted, Hair Cut in USA; Sikh Coalition Urges Hate Crime Investigation

The Sikh Coalition reportedly sent a letter on Oct. 07 to the Richmond Police Department and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office on behalf of Maan Singh Khalsa.

Sikh Coalition Updates about Anti-Bullying Law passed by California

As per Sikh Coalition update, California Governor Jerry Brown on September 25 signed AB 2845, a bill intended to combat bullying and discrimination in California public schools, into law.

Photo Exhibition Provides Window into Challenges And Resilience of Sikhs in US 15 Years After 9/11

The Sikh Coalition is launching The Sikh Project today! The groundbreaking free photography exhibition featuring portraits of Sikh American men and women provides a window into the challenges and resilience of the Sikh American community 15 years after 9/11.

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