MEDIA INVITE: 2012 Annual Sikh Summit in Washington DC

UNITED SIKHS Invites the Media for a Press Conference onct 3rd at the Hart Senate Office Building, Outside room 503
Time: From 10:30 am – 11:30am

Join us at the SIKH SUMMIT 2012 – 1st Oct – 3rd Oct

Sikh participants from across the USA are here in DC from Oct 1 – Oct 3 to stop incidents like the Wisconsin tragedy from occurring again. Meetings will be with senate select committee members, legislative-aids/Chief-of-Staff on: Intelligence, Armed Services, Judiciary, Foreign Relations, Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Education and Government Commissions that review violations of Religious Freedom that make policy recommendations to the president, the secretary of State and Congress.

Sikh Summit opening briefing will be today at 8:30am – 9:00am in the conference center of Hotel Harrington (436 11th Street, N.W. (corner of 11th & E Streets, N.W.) Washington, DC 20004-4389. Contact phone: 973-294-5602201-543-8806, 510-504-3374

Bring your issues to your congressman. Write to us at sikhsummit2012@unitedsikhs.org.

Washington DC: UNITED SIKHS invites the media to attend the press conference on Oct 3rd, 10:30am – 11:30am outside of Senator Barbara Mikulski’s office, Room 503, Hart Senate Office Building. This press conference will highlight the achievements and roadmap for the coming years for the Sikh Community within the United States.

Speakers will talk about the achievements and the discussions on issues impacting the Sikh community on-

Hate Crimes and Xenophobia
TSA: Right to Turban at Airports
Employment Discrimination (EEOC)
Other National Security Issues
Bullying Prevention
Census: Recogniztion of Sikhs as Both a Religion and Ethnicity
Religious Accomodation
Freedom of Religion and Belief
Domestic Extremism
Global Human Rights

Issued By:
Manwinder Singh, Director
International Civil and Human Rights Advocacy
UNITED SIKHS
Tel: 1-973-294-5602, 646-688-3525, ;1-888-243-1690
Fax: 1-810-885-4264
Email: unitedsikhs-usa@unitedsikhs.org
http://www.unitedsikhs.org

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