Aussie Christian School Defends the Sikh Turban
May 17, 2017
Melbourne, Australia-UNITED SIKHS and the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Craigeburn honoured on Sunday the principal and a teacher from the Mother of God Christian school in the Ardeer suburb of Melbourne. They were honoured for showing their Christian spirit on 24 th March when they re-tied 5 year old Mansage Singh's Patka, a head wear worn by Sikh children.
New York, NY : On April 30, 2017, UNITED SIKHS responded to the Census Bureau's request for comments on its recent proposed rule amendments and stated that there should be a distinct "Sikh" category represented. Stereotypes fueled by the media, discriminatory policies and corrupted public attitudes toward immigrants, especially since September 11, 2001, exacerbate feelings of bigotry that result in backlash against the Sikh community like never before. To address this backlash the U.S. governmen
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
SIKHS ON THE RISE! Congrats Tejkaran Kaur Bains
March 22, 2017
Congratulations to Tejkaran Kaur Bains on being the first Sikh law student to win the best oral advocate award in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition Moot Court. The Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition is a national moot court competition that takes place every year. The competition focuses primarily on public and civil rights law, along with topics of particular relevance to communities of color.
UNITED SIKHS Launches 2017 Civil Rights Survey
February 1, 2017
The UNITED SIKHS 2017 CIVIL RIGHTS SURVEY will shed light on the extent to which members of the Sikh community experience hate crimes and or bullying. It will serve as a manifesto of the issues the Sikh community believes will be most pressing in 2017. The manifesto will serve to focus the organization's vision, help create its priorities and provide direction.