United Sikhs Watch Live 3rd Sikh Civil Rights Conference

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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:

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