American Sikhs Combat a “Climate of Fear” with Food
February 22, 2017
NORWICH, CT, USA—Since 9/11, Sikhs have unfairly become targets of religious-based attacks. Hate crime reports from previous years have shown a troubling trend towards hate-motivated violence against Sikhs mistaken for Muslims.
UNITED SIKHS Initiates Emergency Response to Louisiana Flood
August 27, 2016
As per an update by the UNITED SIKHS, over the last two weeks, all of us have seen the devastation caused by the historic floods in Louisiana. This is likely the worst U.S. disaster we've experienced since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Thousands of lives have been severely impacted. Innumerable families have been evacuated and are now placed in shelters .
A 40-day Entrepreneurship Skill Development Program on Garment Manufacturing organized by UNITED SIKHS kicked off on June 02, 2016 at village Dhamot in Ludhiana where the participants will be trained in garment manufacturing. The program will continue till July 08, 2016. We are assisted by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises MSME - Development Institute in this endeavor.
Alberta Fires: How Can You Help!
May 17, 2016
As the devastating Alberta fire that was detected on May 1st begins to slow in growth, UNITED SIKHS as well as other organizations, continue to bravely hasten their services for the thousands of residents who were affected.
EDMONTON, AB, Canada—Wildfires have destroyed at least 1,600 homes in Alberta, Canada, and forced the mandatory evacuation of 88,000 people — including the entire city of Fort McMurray. Thousands of evacuees are camped out in nearby towns but stand little chance of returning soon, even if their homes are intact.