SALDEF, United Sikh Mission, SikhLens, Khalsa Care Foundation and devoted Sikh Americans, announces [...] read more»
We are honored to announce that Comcast has increased its donation towards SALDEF’s first-ever Sikh American commercial to a total of two million dollars in airtime. This is an unprecedented [...] read more»
SALDEF's SikhLEADers held the first-ever Langar on Capitol Hill, introducing Congressional leaders to a Sikh American way of life. [...] read more»
Stanford University partnered with SALDEF to conduct the first-ever national survey of the public perception of Sikh Americans and their articles of faith, "Turban Myths". This study corroborates, through literary [...] read more»
As the principal of San Jose’s Guru Nanak Khalsa School since 1992, Pushpinder Kaur, has witnessed her program grow from a small classroom to over 700 students who come from near and far to attend a breadth of programs including Punjabi language, Gurmat studies, kirtan, public speaking, Sikh history and philosophy. A pioneer in her own right, Kaur went from teaching Punjabi in 1989 to running the entire school in 1992. “I was called principal off and on by students and teachers, but I kept on denying the title,” Kaur humbly said. “I always said, ‘I am one of the 100 teachers.’”
Want to know more about Principal Pushpinder Kaur? Find out why this teacher’s conversations are “awesome,” what advice she would give her 20-year-old self, and the motto she lives by everyday…
For the first time ever, the Rose Parade will feature a Sikh American float! It will honor over 125 years of Sikh American history. The parade held on New Year's Day will be viewed by an estimated 50 Million Americans on television.