Winty Singh joined as a Social Justice Fellow in March 2014. In his role, Winty provides support for the graduates of the Sikh Advocate Academy and assists with California-wide educational initiatives.
Winty began with the Sikh Coalition as a volunteer Sikh Awareness Presenter through the Sikh Presenter’s Course. Then in 2012, Winty graduated from the Sikh Advocate Academy, and supported initiatives such as the passage of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act of California, acted as a resource for media during the aftermath of the attack on the Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and advocated to government officials on various Sikh civil rights issues.
Winty has been featured in a variety of media outlets including National Public Radio, Hyphen Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Globe, The Sacramento Bee and The Sacramento Business Journal. Additionally, he is a writer for Sikh blogs including The Langar Hall and American Turban. He is an active volunteer at local Sikh youth camps and has been engaged in several other Sikh community activities in California, including the Sikh Love Stories Project.
Outside of the Sikh Coalition, Winty works in the healthcare industry where he focuses on planning, business development, and strategy and has over 10 years of professional experience.