California Sikh Awareness Month

California Assembly Member Ash Kalra has introduced a resolution in the California legislature designating November 2017 as California Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month. The resolution recognizes “the significant contributions that Californians of Sikh heritage have made to the state.” The Sikh Coalition, in collaboration with the California Sikh community, has worked to create a list of projects that you can lead to celebrate Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month.

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Secure your Gurdwara

In response to concerns about increasing hate crime risk against Sikhs in the United States, the Sikh Coalition is making Gurdwara security awareness a top priority in 2017. Federal and state government agencies have developed many free resources and trainings to help places of worship, including Gurdwaras, minimize the risk of attacks.

Check out our resource guide and get in touch with our team to facilitate a free Gurdwara Security Training for your local sangat.

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Report Hate Using Our Online Tool

The Sikh Coalition has received a sharp uptick in complaints alleging intimidation, harassment, discrimination and hate violence against Sikh Americans. We developed this reporting form to make it easier for Sikhs to report these incidents, even if it they are not legally actionable or a crime (e.g., someone uses a racial slur on the street). This form is also open to non-Sikhs from all backgrounds based in the United States.

All personal information reported through this form will be kept strictly confidential. If you require legal assistance and need a response from our legal team, please complete a legal intake form.

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Deliver a Sikh Awareness Presentation

Download free resources and learn how to deliver Sikh Awarness Presentations here. The Sikh Coalition has been leading Sikh Awareness presentations in schools, workplaces, and interfaith meetings for the last ten years. These presentations and resources are designed for a variety of age groups and audiences.

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Request Resources for Your Gurdwara

The Sikh Coalition has dozens of resources for you and your sangat. Consider requesting a poster explaining hate crimes (in English and Punjabi) or educational resources for non-Sikhs visiting the Gurdwara. All of our resources are free and can be found in the resource section of our website. Additionally, please email if you would like to order free prints.

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Share Your Bullying Experience With Us

Have you ever been bullied, bullied others, or witnessed bullying? Let us know to help document our reality and present this information to city, state and federal agencies.

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Download FlyRights Today!

Download FlyRights on your phone and start filing reports of unfair treatment at airports if you believe it is appropriate.

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Communities Against Hate

Communities Against Hate is a diverse coalition coming together for the first time across communities to document hate and demand action.

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