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    USA Religious Radicalisation Among Some Muslims Could Invite Backlash To American Sikhs: ASC

    AMRITSAR: While expressing grave concern over religious radicalisation of a few Muslims in America, the American Sikh community has expressed apprehensions of backlash on Sikh American citizenry due to misinformation, ignorance about Sikh's unique identity, their turban and dress. Talking to...
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    USA SALDEF Condemns Attack On LGBT Community

    June 12, 2016, Washington, D.C.—The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) condemns the hateful attack on the lesbian, gay, bisexual,and transgender (LGBT) community in Orlando Florida. All Americans are integral to the fabric of our nation. While we mourn the victims of...
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    SALDEF Announcing An Executive Director Transition At SALDEF

    Dear Friends, Being part of this organization and the shared journey that Sikh Americans have taken over the past seven years has been both the most humbling and rewarding experience of my life. I thank you for trusting me with this seva, supporting me as I have grown in this role, and blessing...
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    SALDEF Turban Myths Engages Sikhs At Stanford University (Must Read From SALDEF)

    I encourage you to click on the link and read the full report. It is rich with statistics and social coverage of mistaken beliefs about turbans and Sikhs. The authors completed a heroic task of team based research which is presented in an interesting format. spnadmin We're proud to present to...
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    SALDEF Be An Intern In Washington This Summer (SALDEF)

    Intern in Washington, DC, This Summer SikhLEAD Internship Program - Applications Due Feb 14 - www.sikhlead.org Are you interested in getting a behind the scenes look of what goes on in your Senator or Congresswoman’s office? Have you ever wondered what goes on in a federal agency? The...
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    SALDEF SALDEF Awarded For TSA Community Partnership

    WASHINGTON DC (December 14, 2013) SALDEF, the nation’s oldest Sikh American civil rights organization, received the first ever Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Community Partnership Award presented at TSA’s Annual Coalition Conference held at the Ronald Reagan Washington National...
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    SALDEF SikhVOTE From SALDEF: Take Action And Protect Your Right To Vote!

    TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Protect Your Right to Vote! Yesterday the Supreme Court overturned a key provision in the Voting Rights Act , a landmark civil rights law that has protected voters since 1965, and as recently as the 2012 election. The overturned provision was in place to...
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    USA SALDEF Reports High Rate Of Bullying Of Sikh Children In Southern California

    SALDEF Reports High Rate of Bullying of Sikh Children in Southern California http://www.saldef.org/news/secretary-of-education-meets-with-saldef-and-community-advocates/ See also American Turban...
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    SALDEF Las Vegas Police Department Partners With SALDEF To Develop Cultural Awareness Training Program

    (Washington, DC, 10/18/2011) – Earlier this fall, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) and SALDEF partnered to create a one of its kind cultural awareness training program for the LVMPD. The online training module is based on the Law Enforcement Partnership Program developed...
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    SALDEF SALDEF: Sold-out Gala A Huge Success!

    Sold out Gala a Huge Success! See photo slide SALDEF 2011 National Gala: Celebrating Fifteen Years See Senator Durbin's video address Senator {censored} Durbin at the SALDEF 15th Anniversary National Gala - YouTube Last Saturday, October 8th, 2011 the Sikh American Legal Defense...
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    SALDEF SALDEF National Gala: Celebrating 15 Years

    I read the notice about the "SALDEF National Gala: Celebrating 15 Years" and because I don't live that far away, maybe 40 miles and I certainly have the time, I considered going until I saw the price tag. Although I am not a Sikh I knew it would be educational for me. How ever when I saw the...
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    SALDEF An Invitation To Join Us October 8, 2011: SALDEF

    You and your family are cordially invited to the SALDEF National Gala: Celebrating 15 Years Our 15th Anniversary Gala is a milestone we could not celebrate without you, the supporters who make our work possible. It is a chance to reflect on the impact that our supporters have made since...
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    SALDEF September 2011 Advocate: SALDEF

    Summary of some recent SALDEF initiatives. Not reported so far in the forum is the update on the first story of suspected arson. September 2011 Advocate • Sikh Business Attacked in Suspected Arson, linked to 9/11 Hate • SALDEF Presents to Executive Leadership of Long Beach Police...
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    SALDEF Former U.S. Secretary Of Transportation Norman Mineta To Be Honored At SALDEF National Gala

    Join us at the SALDEF National Gala in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Along with marking our fifteenth anniversary, we will commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, honor our awardees, and enjoy cultural entertainment. We are pleased to announce former Secretary of...
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    SALDEF SALDEF: Last Call To Apply For Leadership Program In DC!

    Last call to apply for Leadership Program in DC! The deadline to apply for SALDEF's Leadership Development Program (LDP) is Sunday! LDP is an all expenses paid opportunity to interact with fellow Sikh American college students and young professionals, explore and untap your personal...
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    Sikh Coalition Sikh Coalition Launches New Website.Take Action Now!

    The Sikh Coalition News [ www.sikhcoalition.org ] August 9, 2011 [ http://www.unheardvoicesof911.org/ ] Sikh Coalition launches website to give voice to unheard voices of 9/11! In the run up to the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, the Sikh Coalition is proud to launch a website [...
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    SALDEF SALDEF Announces Inaugural Leadership Program

    SALDEF’s inaugural Leadership Development Program will take place October 7 – October 10, 2011 in Washington, DC and will bring together Sikh American college students and young professionals for a weekend of leadership training, personal development, and networking. Through an expert team...
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    SALDEF Introducing SALDEF's Summer Interns

    Introducing SALDEF's Summer Interns Earlier this year, SALDEF introduced the Congressional Internship Program to place Sikh Americans in internships on Capitol Hill. This summer's offices include Representative Mike Honda (CA) and Representative David Wu (OR). Since 2000, over 35 students...
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    SALDEF SALDEF Annual Southern California Banquet Raises Funds And Spirits

    (Washington DC—6/8/2011) On Sunday June 5, 2011, SALDEF held its annual Southern California Fundraising Banquet at the Diamond Bar Center in Diamond Bar, CA. The event served as an opportunity to highlight SALDEF’s advocacy work and strengthen outreach with the local Sikh community. The event...
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    SALDEF SALDEF Conducts Sikh Awareness Presentations For Georgia DDS And US Attorney

    (Washington, DC, 6/7/2011) – SALDEF conducted two significant trainings in the Atlanta area and informed over 150 employees of the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the regional US Attorney’s office about Sikh religious practices. Georgia DDS Training – Last year, the Georgia...
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