ONE WORLD - For ONE, For ALL
January 15, 2017
On the 89th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, UNITED SIKHS is honored to remember Dr. King's legacy as a tireless advocate for universal equality. During his short life, Dr. King ushered in hope in a dream of a diverse, equitable, and just world for all. Grounded in spirituality, Dr. King reflected a fearless and loving spirit of Oneness that continues to inspire millions.
Take a Leap of Faith - Defend Your Rights
December 31, 2017
UNITED SIKHS receives reports from Sikh adults and children who are victims of race/biased/hate crimes and from those being denied their rights to practice their religion. A Sikh's right to wear his articles of faith has been challenged in schools, the workplace, Prisons and other public places. UNITED SIKHS provides advice, counsel and legal representation to those whose legal rights are being denied by errant and misinformed authorities and the public. A critical aspect of UNITED SIKHS' advoca
Deepinder Singh, a Sikh man, works at a local BP gas station in the suburbs of Seattle. He recounts the story of the man loitering in the store and upon asking if he needed any help, Deepinder Singh received harsh words in reply. In retaliation, the assailant threw his wallet at Deepinder Singh and proceeded to yell, "You have no right to ask me that question. I'm on American land! Go back to your country! I will kill you and your family." The man continued to harass Deepinder and incoming custo
"On behalf of Sikhs in Australia, and in Victoria in particular, we are very pleased that VCAT has upheld religious freedom in schools. We applaud Sidhak Singh's parents who took a stand for their child that will benefit all faith communities," said Mejindarpal Kaur, International Legal Director of UNITED SIKHS. Here is a video message on our advocacy work from Mejindarpal Kaur, our International legal Director.
New Jersey Nominates its First Sikh Attorney General
December 12, 2017
This is a proud moment for civil rights groups and law-makers in NJ. Gurbir Singh Grewal is the first turban wearing Sikh Attorney general to be sworn in the United States. Grewal will serve as the state's chief law enforcement officer and a key partner to the Governor in upholding constitutional and civil rights, ensuring equal protection under the law, and building a stronger and Fairer New Jersey for all.