The Sikh Coalition, in collaboration with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, invites you to a briefing by Pardeep Kaleka and Arno Michaelis, co-founders of Serve2Unite, an organization dedicated to creating student leaders who build inclusive, compassionate, nonviolent climates in their schools and surrounding communities.

Pardeep’s father, Satwant Singh Kaleka, was among six Americans who lost their lives when a neo-Nazi gunman attacked a gurdwara (Sikh house of worship) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on August 5, 2012. Arno is the author of My Life After Hate, which chronicles his involvement in the skinhead movement and his transformation into an advocate for a more welcoming society.

In light of the Charlottesville tragedy earlier this year, Pardeep and Arno will shed light on the threats posed by white supremacist groups and concrete strategies that government and community organizations can employ to prevent a repeat of the Oak Creek and Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church tragedies.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 10am-12pm

WHERE: Canon Building Room 122, 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

There are a limited number of seats available so please RSVP below as soon as possible. Priority will be given to Congressional staffers and organizational partners.

For any additional questions, please email Sikh Coalition National Advocacy Manager Sim Singh at

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