UNITED SIKHS in South America -Report from the Field
April 13, 2017
Carapongo, Peru-Over the weekend members of UNITED SIKHS visited Carapongo, Peru, the town hardest-hit by the recent flooding. The disaster has impacted tens of thousands. The rising water has dismantled the town and displaced many families. While aid is sporadically distributed, basic necessities are hard to come by.
UNITED SIKHS Initiate Aid After Floods Devastate Peru
April 06, 2017
Lima,Peru - #UnaSolaFuerza In Spanish, it means "one single force." In Peru, the hashtag symbolizes the rallying spirit of solidarity that has unified the country since being hit with a natural disaster on March 16. As many as 15 volunteers from the UNITED SIKHS Peru chapter jumped into action to help families in need. The volunteers have been providing everything from bottled water to hot meals to flood victims, serving as many as 150 people a week.
Queensland, AUSTRALIA - The UNITED SIKHS humanitarian aid team is engaging to serve langar (a hot meal prepared by the Sikh community) to thousands of evacuees affected by Cyclone Debbie, a category 4 Cyclone that hit northeast Australia earlier this week.
Newsletter: Around The World With UNITED SIKHS
March 29, 2017
Volunteers from UNITED SIKHS have been working to support humanitarian efforts in all corners of the globe. Here's a look at where UNITED SIKHS was and is and the work volunteers have contributed to!
ADVOCACY - TAKE ACTION TODAY
March 27, 2017
Help us shed light on the extent to which members of the Sikh community experience hate crimes and or bullying. From now until April 30, 2017, UNITED SIKHS will be distributing the UNITED SIKHS 2017 CIVIL RIGHTS SURVEY via email, Facebook, Twitter, and via other social media and in the gurdwaras. The survey's purpose is to guide the work of the International Civil & Human Rights Advocacy (ICHRA) staff. It will help the organization better advocate for Sikh and civil and human rights in 2017, a