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First Ever Sikh American PSA

Starting the week of June 30th and running through July 27, 2014, Comcast will donate one million dollars in airtime on cable channels on Comcast to air a PSA featuring [...] read more»

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“Turban Myths”: A Report with Stanford University

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»

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Washington Post captures SikhLEAD Interns Honoring Voting Rights History

One year after the Supreme Court struck down key provisions that protect minority voting rights in Shelby County v. Holder, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on the Voting [...] read more»

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Inviting Creative Daring Minds: Apply Now For SALDEF’s LDP Program

SALDEF is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the next class of the SikhLEAD Leadership Development Program (LDP)! LDP is two part program designed to inspire, develop, and support a diverse, motivated, and innovative group [...] read more»

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Spotlight: Tejinder Singh

Tejinder Singh, a lawyer at Goldstein and Russell, P.C. became the first Sikh American to argue in front of the Supreme Court in Edward v. Lane on April 28, 2014. Singh represented Edward Lane, an employee at a community college program who was terminated from his job after he testified against a corrupt state representative in a federal fraud trial. Singh asked the Court to evaluate whether Mr. Lane’s testimony was protected under the First Amendment’s right to free speech.

Want to learn more about Tejinder Singh? Find out why the truth defender tediously loads a dishwasher and lives by “YOLO”…

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