April 21, 2015 (Washington, DC) - The Sikh Coalition is pleased to invite applications for its fifth Sikh Advocate Academy. Experienced social justice advocates lead the highly competitive Academy, which features guest speakers from government agencies, media outlets, and civil rights organizations. This intensive, weeklong workshop (July 12 - July 17, 2015) in Washington, DC will train approximately 10 outstanding individuals on the same advocacy techniques used by the Sikh Coalition to build movements and achieve justice.
Please click here to apply! The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 3, 2015
Successful applicants will have all expenses paid for their training
, including meals, travel, and hotel accommodations, as well as an opportunity to visit Congressional offices on Capitol Hill. In return for the training, Sikh Coalition Advocates agree to initiate advocacy efforts in their local communities for the following year.
Success of Our Alumni
After receiving training, support, and inspiration at the Academy, prior graduates have:
Read more about their achievements here
To learn more about the Sikh Advocate Academy, please visit our website
and watch our alumni speak about their experiences in the following video
. In addition, we encourage you to view pictures from the Class of 2011
, Class of 2012
, Class of 2013
and Class of 2014
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 3, 2015
. After this deadline, qualified applicants will be invited to participate in our second application round. Please note that we can only accept applications at this time from residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age.