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United Sikhs Watch Live 3rd Sikh Civil Rights Conference

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  1. findingmyway

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    Watch the conference live here.

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Time:5:00pm to 10:00pm
    Location:Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, 7050 120th St, Surrey, British Columbia
    Topic: The Role of Women in Protecting the Sikh Identity
    Movie: Harvest of Grief
    Speakers:

    • Becky Monroe Acting Director, U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service
    • Jessi Kaur, Author & Board Member of Kaur Foundation
    • Kiranjot Kaur Senior Shironmani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Member
    • Barinder Kaur RasodeSurrey City Councillor
    • Harminder Kaur, Global Sikh News columnist
    • Rapinder Kaur Educator/Activist
    • Kamal Dhillon, Author/ Activist
    • Harminder Kaur Punia, Coordinator of Voice for Freedom

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Time:10:00am to 6:00pm
    Location:The Grand Taj Banquet Hall, Unit#6, 8388 128th St, Surrey, BC
    Topics:

    • Bully Prevention
    • Minority rights under international law
    • Religious Discrimination/Accommodation
    • Grassroots Mobilization: An Inter Faith Perspective
    • Sikhs in non-traditional fields: breaking barriers
    Speakers:

    • Sukh Dhaliwal, Member of Parliament Newton-North Delta
    • Dan Mach National Director of Religion and Freedom American Civil Liberties Union
    • Karen Narasaki, President & Executive Director of the Asian American Justice Center
    • Sukhsimranjit Singh,Professor & Associate Director for the Center for Dispute Resolution at Willamette University College of Law
    • Palbinder Kaur Shergill, Lawyer and Mediator, Shergill & Company
    • Ginger McCall Assistant Director of Electronic Privacy Information Centre’s Open Government Project
    • Jessi Kaur, Author & Board Member of Kaur Foundation
    • Tejal Kaur, Psychiatrist/MD
    • Gurbax Singh Malhi, Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton
    • Mark Persaud, Lawyer & Former Head of Liberals’ Multiculturalism Committee
    • Vicky Dhillon, Brampton City Councillor Wards 9 & 10
    • Harpreet Singh Sandhu, UNITED SIKHS advisor
    • Ravjeet Singh, UNITED SIKHS UK Director
    • Jaswinder Kaur UNITED SIKHS-Kenya director, Commissioner of National Council of Children Services
    • Becky Monroe Acting Director, U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service
    • Micheal Vonn, Policy Director,British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
    • Harminder Kaur Punia, Coordinator of Voice for Freedom
    • Loveleen Kaur, CEO & UNITED SIKHS Volunteer
    • Harpreet Singh Mokha, Regional Director, U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service.
    • Jasdeep Kaur, High School Counselor, San Francisco, California.

    Time:6:00pm to 8:00pm: dinner
    Time:8:00pm to 10:00om: Sangharsh (Revolution): rapping for human rights

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Time:10am to 1:00pm
    Location: Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, 7050 120th St, Surrey, British Columbia
    Topic: Challenges and Solutions throughout Sikh History and problem solving methods from the interfaith community
    Speakers:

    • Jarnail Singh, Journalist
    • Dr. Darshan Singh, Professor Emeritus & former Head of Guru Nanak Chair of Sikh Studies, Punjab University
    • Hardayal Singh, UNITED SIKHS Director
    • Romy Ritter, Regional Director of Canada Jewish Congress – Pacific Region
    • Gurbax Singh Malhi, Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton
    • Jaswinder Kaur UNITED SIKHS-Kenya director, Commissioner of National Council of Children Services
    • Harminder Kaur, Global Sikh News columnist
    • Harpreet Singh Mokha, Regional Director of Department of Justice Community Relations Service (DOJ/CRS)
    • Bikramjit Singh, President of Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara
    • Loveleen Kaur, CEO & UNITED SIKHS Volunteer
    • Ranbir Singh, UNITED SIKHS Canada Director
    • Kuldip Singh, President of UNITED SIKHS
    • Herdyal Singh, UNITED SIKHS Representative, Pakistan
    • Sukhsimranjit Singh,Professor & Associate Director for the Center for Dispute Resolution at Willamette University College of Law
    • Jessi Kaur, Author & Board Member of Kaur Foundation

    Host Chapter: UNITED SIKHS Canada
    Email for the conference:

    In case the above link doesn't work, try this http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/us_conference2010.php
     
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