New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine joined Assembly Speaker Joseph J. Roberts and Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula and in calling for safeguards for the Sikh community’s civil rights during Vaisakhi celebrations on April 25, 2006.
Dialogue Served Up At Interfaith Roundtable
November 12, 2006
Members of different ethnic and religious communities gathered in Richmond Hill last Sunday to address an array of religious issues in the borough and city, including hate crimes.
Embrace the Sikhs, don't fear them
February 23, 2007
A few weeks ago, I had lunch at the United Nations with Hardayal Singh, director of United Sikhs, a non-government organization that champions minority rights worldwide....
December 17, 2007
A major television program, ‘In God’s Name’, addressing some of the most challenging and profound questions of our time, will be broadcast on Sunday, Dec 23rd between 9pm to 11pm (EST and PST) and 8pm-10pm (CST and MST) on the CBS television network in the USA. It will feature 12 spiritual leaders, including the head of the highest Sikh temporal seat, Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Amritsar, Panjab, Singh Sahib Giani Joginder Singh.
Prejudice breeds when diversity and difference is not celebrated. This was the resounding message delivered to 150 participants at the Multifaith Forum on Identity in New York city , organized by UNITED SIKHS, Religions for Peace, Gurdwara Makhan Shah Lobana Sikh Center, the Interfaith Center of New York and Gurdwara The Sikh Cultural Society New York..
In the spirit of unity after 9/11, UNITED SIKHS participated in a memorial tree planting on 10 th Sept 2006 . The tree that was planted was an offspring of the Survivor Tree of Oklahoma City that remained standing in the wake of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in 1995. The tree was planted amongst trees that survived the September 11, 2001 attack upon the World Trade Center to symbolize a common bond, resiliency and renewal amongst the communities.
UNITED SIKHS Joins National Faith Leaders to Mark 9/11 with NY UNITY Walk
September 21, 2006
National leaders of a number of faiths and communities stood shoulder to shoulder in a Unity Walk in New York City, to mark the 5th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks...
25 million Sikhs around the world remember the intrepid Pope John Paul II for his support for human rights when their religious freedom was attacked last year and twenty years earlier.