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Washington DC, USA- On July 26th, we will host our "Innovative Justice" Banquet at the Four Points Sheraton followed by our annual Sikh Summit advocacy meetings from July 28th-30th with congressmen, government agencies, and NGOs to discuss Sikh issues around the globe.
Jackson, Mississippi- Earlier this month, UNITED SIKHS' Attorneys Manmeet Singh and Anisha Singh successfully conducted a Sikh Cultural Sensitivities training for law enforcement officials from throughout the state in Jackson, Mississippi.
The AHAA will be an extensive four-day training program including discussions from panels, interactive workshops, tours of federal buildings, lectures, and skill-building exercises. Along with members of the UNITED SIKHS team, presenters from around the United States will be coming to the nation's capitol to train these young minds.
Will you be there to support our fight against drugs in Panjab? Guru Nanak University in Panjab reports that at least 73% of the tate's youth between the ages of 16-35 is currently addicted to drugs.

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Know Your Rights This 4th of July: What you need to know when traveling this weekend.

United States- Fourth of July- Celebrating the nation's birthday sets off the start of one of the busiest times of the year to travel whether it is by car, plane, bus or train.
Please join us for an evening of entertainment and unity. Come spend an evening with Bollywood's super singer star Rabbi Shergill, singer of the chart-topper song of 2005, Bullah Ki Jaana! Rabbi is an advocate and ally of UNITED SIKHS and strongly supports our cause.

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London, UK, 24th June 2014 - UNITED SIKHS will premiere tonight on Sangat TV the first episode of a three-part documentary series 'Unheard Voices', which tells the story of how Sikhs continue their 30-year wait for justice for the thousands of innocent pilgrims who were killed by the Indian Army and for the restitution of the Sikh Reference Library,
Punjab, India - The state of Punjab is slowly being eradicated due to the on-going drug epidemic that is increasing day by day. Did you know that Punjab is in crises mode and that at least 73% of the state's youth between 16-35 is currently addicted to drugs, declared by Guru Nanak University,Punjab. Recently the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reported that Punjab is the second highest state of drug consumption in the whole of India.
One day left to apply for Sikh Awareness Academy- Be One of Eight!

Washington, DC - We are now accepting applications for UNITED SIKHS' Sikh Awareness Academy (SAA), being held from July 22-25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The application deadline is June 10th.
UNITED SIKHS is conducting a survey to gauge how many Sikhs in our community are actually reporting their victimization, whether a hate crime, bullying in schools, profiling (by airport TSA officials or otherwise), or employment discrimination. Please click here to take our short anonymous survey to help us better serve and represent you going forth.
Singapore- Six valiant walkers have accomplished an unbelievable journey to raise awareness and goodwill among the races and raise funds for UNITED SIKHS humanitarian aid projects for underprivileged children all over the world, as well as raising funds for the Gurpuri Foundation, that cares for many orphans and children in need in South East Asia.
WASHINGTON, DC (5/21/14)- UNITED SIKHS' 5th Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Report was released on May 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C.to United States elected officials, agency representatives and the Sikh community. .
Santa Clara, CA, USA - UNITED SIKHS and the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) announced yesterday that they have filed three complaints with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) against Boomers! amusement park
Highlights - If passed, The Drug Free Commercial Driver Act would allow motor carriers to force a Sikh operator to provide a hair sample. We urge you to sign this petition to your elected officials requesting them not to proceed with it due to the detrimental effect it would have on the Sikh community.
Crossing Lais, Philippines - Since February 6th, when UNITED SIKHS handed over 18 new homes to the Filipino community, 25 more homes were handed over to the typhoon affected families in Crossing Lais Village, Philippines on March 10th.
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Peshawar, Pakistan: UNITED SIKHS extended its STARAE scholarship project, in September 2013, to needy students from families who are Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Peshawar. After three months 75% of the 39 STARAE scholars have shown an improvement in their studies and 90 percent have achieved ‘A’ grades in their term test.
Philippines - UNITED SIKHS has accomplished another momentous milestone in our efforts to join the humanitarian response to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On February 6th, the organization handed over 18 new homes to those who were directly affected by the devastating disaster that has ravaged a number of Islands across the Philippines.
Randhawa Village, Panjab, India- Over 400 underserved patients received FREE medical and eye care. UNITED SIKHS Mother Child Clinic hosted a Free Medical and Eye Operation Camp on Sunday, February 9th, 2014 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The camp provided various health care by five doctors, each with specific concentrations: Dr. Jagdeep Singh (MBBS, MS), Optometrist;
UNITED SIKHS ANNUAL SIKH SUMMIT 2014 - JULY 26th- 30th in Washington D.C! Featuring: Our annual banquet with honorary guest, Young Sikh Leaders Workshop, and meeting with congressmen and agency officials to discuss issue impacting Sikh community internationaly.
New York, NY- On January 9th, UNITED SIKHS was honored with the Superstorm Sandy Response Partner Award from New York Disaster Interfaith Services. NYDIS board decided to honor us for our partnership during NYDIS’ relief and response efforts.
International Advocacy, Humanitarian Aid and Community Empowerment!
As we are only a few hours away from entering the New Year, we ask ourselves whether we kept our commitment to you this year? Did we meet our goals for International Advocacy, Humanitarian Aid and Community Empowerment?
Give A Gift That Counts... The Gift of Humanitarian Relief!
Your tax deductible donation has helped us to assist thousands of families facing disaster and destruction globally. We hope to continue receving your support so we can continue serving humanity.
Dear Supporter,
We wanted to show how your contribution has helped many across the globe. None of this would be possible without your generosity. As we embark on this journey for the year 2014, we request your continued support. Please make your year end tax deductible donation today
HAIYAN Relief Aid, Philippines
Following the footsteps of Bhai Ghanaia, UNITED SIKHS is now leading the efforts of providing relief aid in Panay Islands of Philippines, where thousands are homeless and not much had been done until UNITED SIKHS arrival. UNITED SIKHS' teams have already provided aid to over 1,000 families in the Antique province.
Randhawa Village, Panjab, India - On Vaisakhi 2012, UNITED SIKHS opened a much-needed health facility in Panjab, India, serving needy women and children. Since then, we have been providing free healthcare to thousands at our Mother and Child Clinic (MCC) at the cost of one dollar per needy person.
Panay Islands, Philippines: This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for your support because of which we were able to provide food aid to a 1000 villagers of Panay islands. The impact is real, the loss is real and so is the huge task of assisting the people of Philippines to get their life back.
"We walked alongside thousands of people for about 20 km during a grueling 8 hour trek to seek safety and life from the devastation in Tacloban surrounded with dead bodies lying all around us, we need HELP!" - Sawinder Singh, 26- Typhoon Haiyan Survivor

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AN EVENING WITH RABBI SHERGILL


A FUNDRAISING EVENT
Hosted by UNITED SIKHS


Date: Saturday July 26th 2014
Time: 7:00 pm onwards
Venue: Sheraton Four Points 1201 K St NW, Washington,
DC 20005



Date: Sunday July 27th 2014
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Dinner: 7:30pm
Venue: Five Star Banquet 13-05,43rd Ave, Long Island City,
New York 11101



Date: Saturday August 2nd 2014
Time: 6:00 pm onwards
Venue: Chabot College
Performing Arts Center
25555 Hesperian Blvd,
Hayward, CA 94545