FBI To Now Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Source: SALDEF.org WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 —The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) commented today on the release of the updated FBI Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual, considered the sin­gle most impor­tant and inclu­sive hate crime train­ing resource avail­able for law enforce­ment officials. This ver­sion now includes a spe­cial […]

Sikhs Hold First Langar Inside American Congress Building

In an effort to combat misperceptions of Sikh Americans, SALDEF’s SikhLEAD Internship Program will be hosting the country’s first-ever langar — a traditional, shared meal — on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff later today. “While our community shares and represents America’s strongest values, including equality between the genders and economic classes […]

Biggest Media Company Will Televise Ad For Sikhs

Originally Published By SALDEF Want to be on TV? Join Us! Be a Part of a Sikh American PSA on When the world’s largest media company, Comcast-NBCUniversal, approached SALDEF about producing and distributing a public service announcement for Sikh Americans—basically an ad for our community—we grew increasingly excited about the possibilities. As President Obama said […]