NEW YORK — For the fifth year in a row, the Sikh Coalition has successfully graduated a new class of ten advocates, who are now professionally trained community volunteers.
The class includes Aasees Kaur of Georgia, Anjleen Gumer of Arizona, Ashima Duggal of Rhode Island, Harjiv Singh of New Jersey, Lovedeep Kaur of New York, Sue Menon of New York, and Gurmeet Mohem, Harfateh Singh, Rosie Bains and Sehej Kaur of California.
After successfully completing a rigorous application process, the advocates received nearly five days of advocacy training in the fields of government, media and community engagement.
The week was filled with lectures, panel discussions with civil rights experts, case study exercises, and a full day on Capitol Hill for individualized visits to congressional offices.
The new Sikh Coalition advocates will join over 40 alumni from around the country in amplifying the Sikh American voice.