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December 27, 2017
I learnt that young people aged 18-29 are one of the most under-represented voter groups in the US - yet their values have the power to transform our nation. I also learnt that Sikhs are not currently designated as a US census category, their exact numbers are difficult to estimate. However recent data estimates there are over 250,000 in California alone. I am Hargun Kaur, a teenage graduate, delighted to be part of the UNITED SIKHS Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA) program this summe
UNITED SIKHS ACADEMY: ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE
June 6, 2016
Washington D.C.: My name is Mannirmal Kaur, and I'm a political science student at North Carolina State University eagerly planning to pursue a career in public interest law. I'm very excited for you. Let me explain why. Last summer, I was a student and intern at UNITED SIKHS' Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA). In the months leading up to the Academy, I couldn't wait to spend a week in Washington, D.C. and learn about the inner workings of government agencies like the Department o
AHAA Deadline Extended!
June 3, 2016
Washington DC: Due to several requests, the deadline to apply to the UNITED SIKHS Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA) has been extended to June 10, 2016.AHAA is a six-day training program designed for students and young professionals 17 and older looking to get involved in social justice advocacy for the Sikh community, relief aid work, or education and healthcare initiatives promoted and pursued by UNITED SIKHS.
In the summer of 2014, I had the opportunity to attend the UNITED SIKHS Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA). The academy paved the way for young college students who were interested in advocacy work and helping the Sikh American community. The methods of advocacy taught to us by the UNITED SIKHS staff allowed us to have dialogue with governmental agencies and members of Congress and Senate.
UNITED SIKHS ACADEMY HELPED ME ACHIEVE MY DREAMS
May 21, 2016
Sikh youth talk to you about their experience at the UNITED SIKHS Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy here. My name is Sarbjot Kaur. I am currently working as a public relations intern at PR Consulting NYC under the Versace, Versus, Christopher Kane And Orlebar Brown team-an opportunity that UNITED SIKHS, Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy ("AHAA") prepared me for.