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The Sikh Coalition Alert

August 18, 2011
  • Join Us Online! Unheard Voices of 9/11 New York City Community Hearing

    (New York, New York) August 18, 2011 - As the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the Sikh Coalition has organized two community hearings -- one in New York City and one in the San Francisco Bay Area -- on the impact of 9/11 on our communities.
     
    The first hearing is this Saturday, August 20th at 1:00 p.m. at the Asian American/Asian Research Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floor, New York, New York.
     
    The Sikh Coalition will live stream the New York City hearing starting at 1:00 p.m. EST this Saturday, August 20th.
     
    If you can not join us in person this Saturday, we urge you to join us online at 1:00 p.m. EST.

    More details on this Saturday’s hearing can be found here and below:

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    Unheard Voices of 9/11 Community Hearing
     
    What:  Hearing on the impact of 9/11 on the rights and liberties of Arabs, Muslims, Sikhs and South Asians
    Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Where: Asian American/Asian Research Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floor, New York, New York
     
    Speakers Include: 
    Eric Treene, Special Counsel, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice
    Council Member Daniel Dromm, Chair, New York City Council Immigration Committee
    Ehsan Zaffar, Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security
    Barry Jamison, Director of our Manhattan Community Service Center
    Professor Smita Narula, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, New York University Law School
    Pardiss Kebriaei, Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
    Amardeep Singh, Program Director, Sikh Coalition
    Linda Sarsour, Advocacy and Civic Engagement Coordinator, National Network for Arab American Communities
    Udai Tambar, Executive Director, South Asian Youth Action
    The Reverend Chloe Breyer, Interfaith Center of New York
     
    Co-Sponsors:
    American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
    Arab American Association of New York
    Asian American/Asian Research Institute of CUNY (organizer)
    Association of Muslim American Lawyers
    Center for Constitutional Rights
    Center of Human Rights and Global Justice, New York University Law School
    Interfaith Center of New York
    The Interfaith Alliance
    Muslim Advocates
    Muslim Consultative Network
    Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition
    South Asian Americans Leading Together
    South Asian Youth Action
    The Sikh Coalition (organizer)
     
    Endorsers:
    Asian American Justice Center, The Interfaith Alliance, UNITED SIKHS


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