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Turlock City Council In California (USA) Declares November As Sikh Awareness Month

The month of November is observed as Sikh awareness month by various City councils in the United States of America.

USA: Sikh Doctor Discrimination Case Reaches Resolution

A resolution has been reached in the December 2016 employment discrimination lawsuit that was filed on behalf of Dr. Jaswinder Pal Singh, the Sikh Coalition announced today.

Dasvandh Network announces matching gift offer to support Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Fund

Troy, MI: In collaboration with Dasvandh Network (DVN) and United Sikhs, the sangat at Khalsa Care Foundation Gurdwara in California has made a pledge to ...

Thousands Await Food, Water, Security as Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Escalates: United Sikhs

The mass exodus of the Rohingya refugees escaping persecution in Myanmar has reached critical levels and refugee camps are at capacity. The new arrivals struggle to find space and support in the overcrowded camp as they join the half-a-million Rohingya refugees before them.

US Sikh Bodies Call for Boycott of October 25 Event by Anti-Sikh RSS wing

A co-ordination committee of various US based Gurdwara management committees and Sikh diaspora organisations have called upon the Sikh community to completely boycott October 25 event to be held by Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, a wing of Hindutva fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).

Rewriting History the Era(z)ed Chapters – Chaurasi Then and Now: SikhRI Webinar on Oct. 21

The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) will be holding next webinar on topic: "Rewriting History the Era(z)ed Chapters - Chaurasi Then and Now".

Sikhs Deliver Relief for Irma Victims in Florida (USA)

All across Florida Hurricane Irma evacuees are returning to scenes of devastation as they begin assessing the damage from one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record.

2017 International Sikh Youth Symposium held by SYANA in Duncan (South Carolina)

The 2017 International Sikh Youth Symposium held under the aegis of the Sikh Youth Alliance of North America (SYANA).

Sikhs For Justice (SJF) Stage Protest Against Rahul Gandhi at UC Berkeley

Activists and supporters of a US based Sikh activists group staged protest against Indian National Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday (Sept. 11) at University of California, Berkeley.

Sikhs Puts the ‘Power of Humanity’ on Display During Texas (USA) Recovery

As the waters recede, Texas residents are returning to flooded homes, contaminated water and countless stories of unimaginable loss. But amid reports of heartache and destruction, powerful illustrations of solidarity and kindness have emerged.

Amrith Kaur Appointed as New Legal Director of the Sikh Coalition

Sikh Coalition announced Amrith Kaur as new Legal Director of the US based civil rights group. A release by the NGO states that Amrith Kaur will assume leadership of the Sikh Coalition’s free legal program.

ASC condemns the horrific hate crimes in Charlottesville (USA)

American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed alarm and shock at the ultra-right wing ‘white supremacists’ who took out a march to perpetuate their insidious hate and bigotry against all minorities, people of color, ethnicities, etc on Saturday August 12, 2017 in downtown Charlottesville, VA.

After Charlottesville United Sikhs concerned about Sikh Gurdwaras in USA

Over the weekend, right-wing and "pro-white" protesters, including members of neo-Nazi organizations and the Ku Klux Klan, arrived in in Charlottesville, Virginia causing Virginia State officials to declare a state of emergency.

#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.

US Sikhs Stand with Muslims in Solidarity Against Domestic Terror, says United Sikhs

The United Sikhs, a US based civil rights group, has expressed solidarity with the Muslims saying that as worshippers prepare to rebuild the heavily damaged Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Minneapolis.

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.

Reflections five years after the Oak Creek (Wisconsin, USA) Gurdwara shootings

On the morning of 5 August 2012, Sikh community members in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gathered at their local gurdwara for their regular Sunday Diwan. As worshippers arrived, a gunman — later discovered to have white supremacist ties — opened fire.

Oak Creek’s Resilience Inspires A Nation Five Years Later

Five years ago today, a neo-Nazi gunman took the lives of six Sikh Americans and permanently injured several more at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

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.

SFJ to Live-Telecast of “Referendum 2020” Conference In Punjab on July 29

US based rights group “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) has announced to live telecast Referendum 2020 Conference to be held in Dallas, Texas on July 29.

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