Vigil for Tolerance at Stony Brook University

A vigil for Tolerance was organized at the Stony Brook University Wang Center where students, community members and interfaith people came together to pray for the victims of shooting massacare at Wisconsin Sikh Temple and Missouri Mosque Burning. Condolences were shared by the presidents of the different faith based student associations and other prominent speakers.

There was a candlelight procession to  the Academic Mall Fountain within the University campus and Sikh hyms were sung by Community Members. People from all faiths wrote their messages on the “I pledge against hate crime” banner which will be send to Wisconsin to share the messages with the families of the victims and community at large “It is important that we continue the work in Wisconsin as well as pledge for campaign against Hate Crime in every state in US and every major city in the world.” Said mankanwal Singh, Director UNITED SIKHS.

UNITED SIKHS continues to support the lives of those impacted directly and is also assisting the trauma victims on the ground through their national hotline number: 1-855-US-UMEED.

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