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Call to Action to the UN Summit on Climate Change

10th Sept, 2009, Manhattan, New York:  UNITED SIKHS will be representing the Sikh voice in the call to action to the UN Summit on climate change this fall.  The Sikh delegation will make a presentation and represent the Sikh view/opinion on this subject.  Admission to the event is free and all are welcome.

Note:  Please carry a government issued photo i.d. and a copy of the invitation to ensure admission.
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Volunteers Needed: Sikhs commemorating the victims of 9/11, war and terror with Multifaith Leaders

Manhattan, New York:  A traditional Japanese floating lanterns ceremony commemorating the victims of the WTC tragedy will take place on Friday, September 11 at Pier 40 (south side) led by Rev. T.K. Nakagaki of the New York Buddhist Church with the assistance of the Interfaith Center of New York. All are invited to attend.

Friday, September 11, 2009  6pm – 9pm;
South Side of Pier 40 (W. Houston St. & West Street);
Subway: #1 to Houston Street

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Cutting along the lines-Selfless Saturdays

Manhattan, New York, 11th July 2009: On July 11th the Selfless Saturdays group decided to help out at P.S. 124 in Chinatown. Kids (much like me) need visual tools to help them grasp math concepts like fractions so the teachers needed various shapes cut out of construction paper. That’s where this group came into the picture!
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2009 INTERNATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

**** 2009 INTERNATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST FOR YOUNG PEOPLE *****

We would like to remind you that the deadline for entry in the 2009 International Essay Contest organized by UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundtion is coming up on JUNE 30, 2009.

Young people from around the world are invited to submit their essays on the theme “The role of science in building a better world.” First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan.

Please see the complete guidelines below, or visit the Goi Peace Foundation website:
http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/0901.html

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Race For Life-Cancer Research

Cancer Research UKPLEASE JOIN US – In a Fun Run (Race for Life) to raise funds for Cancer Research

Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Vaheguru ji Ki Fateh!

Dear Volunteers, especially those living or holidaying in the UK, we  invite you to join the UNITED SIKHS Team as we help raise money for Cancer Research UK.  This is a Women only race, but the Men are welcome to come and support and provide us langar after our hard work – if we’re lucky!  Continue reading ‘Race For Life-Cancer Research’ »

UNITED SIKHS Joins Khalsa Academy and Snatam Kaur for Simran Workshop

Simran Workshop

Empowerment and Education are fundamental concepts in Sikhi and that is why UNITED SIKHS has an entire directorate dedicated to it.

This week UNITED SIKHS – Canada will be working with Khalsa Academy by assisting at “An Evening of Nam Simran” with Snatam Kaur.

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn and practice the quantum technology of sound current. Through chanting and meditation, one can experience the combined effect of body, mind and spirit. This workshop is targeted to the youth, regardless of background. Please join us in the universal chanting and prayers and uplift the consciousness of humanity.

100% of proceeds will be used for future programs by Khalsa Academy.

To purchase tickets call 905-820-3038 or order online at www.khalsa-academy.com

Action Alert: May 1st, 2009:The NY Immigration Coalition Rally

May 1, 2009 Rally: 1:30pm in Madison Square Park!

Join The New York Immigration Coalition and over 20 labor unions and community organizations on May 1st, 2009. As President Obama’s First 100 Days come to an end, we call for three critical policies that are essential to the nation’s economic recovery: Continue reading ‘Action Alert: May 1st, 2009:The NY Immigration Coalition Rally’ »