In the wake of the tragic event at the Sikh Gurdwara in Wisconsin on August 5th, First Lady, Michelle Obama will be arriving next week in Wisconsin to meet with the victims and their families.
The Chief Financial Officer of New York City, Comptroller John C. Liu, today called on Mayor Bloomberg to reform NY Police Department (NYPD) policy to allow Sikh officers to serve without having to forsake their turbans and beards. In a letter to the Mayor, Comptroller Liu commended the Mayor for his words of comfort and support to the City's Sikh community in the wake of the Wisconsin shootings, saying that now is the time for New York City to make a meaningful change of inclusion of Sikh membe
UNITED SIKHS has launched a I Pledge Against Hate Crime campaign to combat the odium of violence that the community has been facing since 9/11.
In light of the recent tragic event in Wisconsin, UNITED SIKHS felt it necessary to provide resource material, to the impacted families and the community at large, to help cope with the trauma resulting from such events.
"I lost my only support when I lost my husband. We keep remembering him and crying all day. I do not know how I will live the rest of my life", these are the touching words of the wife of Seeta Singh, a Sikh who lost his life on August 5th, 2012 in the fatal shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. His family was everything for him.