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The Sikh Coalition News
April 29, 2015
  • Sikh Advocate Academy – 5 Days Left to Apply

    April 29, 2015 (Washington, DC) – With just five days left until the deadline, the Sikh Coalition invites applications for its fifth annual Sikh Advocate Academy - an innovative all-expenses-paid training program aimed at sharpening your advocacy skillset! The training will take place in Washington, DC between July 12 and July 17, 2015.

    Applications are pouring in, but we want to hear from YOU! The deadline to apply is May 3, 2015.

    Alumni Achievements

    • Published op-eds and generated media coverage of Sikh civil rights issues in national and local outlets including CNN, BBC, NPR, Boston Globe and Huffington Post.
    • Engaged community members in California to pass the nation’s strongest workplace protections against religious discrimination.
    • Developed working relationships with Congressional offices that yielded Congressional support for Sikh hate crime tracking, TSA accountability and anti-bullying work.
    • Organized the first ever Sikh Awareness and Legislative Day in Georgia.
    • Introduced historic Sikh Awareness and Vaisakhi resolutions across the nation.
    • Organized National Day of Seva events in remembrance of the victims of the Oak Creek, WI mass shooting.
    • Engaged community members to build Congressional support for Sikhs in the U.S. Armed Forces.
    • Collected data and conducted empowerment workshops for Sikh youth impacted by school bullying.

    To read more about previous accomplishments click here.

    Feedback from Alumni

    "I love knowing that I have helped raise awareness of the Sikh community in the United States, helping to put an end to ignorance and intolerance."

    “Being a graduate of the Sikh Coalition Advocate Academy has been inspiring and empowering. The program has given me the skills, resources, and a network of advocates to work with so that I can help represent our community locally and beyond.”

    "The Sikh Advocate Academy was an excellent experience that showed me how one individual can have an impact with the right training, tools and knowledge."

    "The Sikh Advocate Academy is a great venue for us to work with media, government and the community to make our voices heard."

    Learn more and apply by May 3, 2015 at www.sikhadvocates.org.

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