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The Sikh Coalition News
May 31, 2013

Deadline to Join Fast Approaching: Submit Your Application Now!

Do you believe in a world with Nirbhau-Nirvair (without fear and without hatred)? If you want to promote Nirbhau-Nirvair in your life and community, apply to join the Junior Sikh Coalition and learn the skills needed to become a youth leader!

Being a member of the Junior Sikh Coalition will help you gain leadership skills, meet young emerging leaders, and acquire the skills needed to empower your peers. See what our current members have to say about their experiences in this year-long leadership program:

By joining the Junior Sikh Coalition I feel like I can truly make a difference in the lives of others through the workshops and projects we do. The trainings we receive in our weekly meetings have strengthened my skills as a leader. I feel more confident as an individual and am determined to create the change I want to see.Kiranjit Kaur, 18, Queens, New York

The Junior Sikh Coalition has impacted me in that it put me in contact with a bunch of other kids my age whom I've become very close to over the year. Even though we spawn from different locations in the tri-state area, we get together every Sunday with a common goal of serving our community.
Namit Singh, 17, New Jersey

By being involved in the Junior Sikh Coalition, I have had the opportunity to speak out about issues my community faces and to also be a part of the solution. Through our workshops and trainings, I have developed many skills, including public speaking and facilitation. I have also gained a network of Sikh teens who are passionate about the same work as I am.
Kirty Kaur, 18, Bronx, New York

Meet all of the Junior Sikh Coalition team on our website!

Join the Junior Sikh Coalition today to become a recognized youth leader in your community!

Deadline for Applications – June 14th, 2013

The Junior Sikh Coalition is open to students who are juniors and seniors in high school and freshmen and sophomores in college. Applicants must:

  • Have a strong passion for social justice
  • Reside in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut
  • Be available to attend a mandatory orientation and Social Justice Boot Camp from August 5th - 9th, 2013 in New York City
  • Be available to attend Camp Chardi Kala, a summer Sikh camp from August 11th - 17th, 2013 (need-based scholarships available)
  • Attend weekly meetings every Sunday from 12pm – 3pm in New York City from August 2013 - July 2014

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. To learn more, please visit our website.

For additional information, contact Tejpreet Kaur, Director of Community Development, at tejpreet@sikhcoalition.org.

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