is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to
creating awareness of the Sikh religion and the Sikh people in US and around
the Globe and promoting the values of justice, equality and brotherhood imbibed
in Sikh religion. It aims to provide a platform for interfaith dialogue to
create a peaceful coexistence of all faiths.
Sharing Your Faith -
The objective of Sharing Your Faith is to provide some
understanding among non-Sikhs about the Sikh religion and its traditions. This event
is designed specifically for the benefit of non-Sikhs, to observe Sikh religious services,
mingle with their Sikh neighbors and friends, and partake of Langar (a community vegetarian meal).
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| ||White House Celebrates Guru Nanak's Birth-Anniversary|
WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2014) — The White House invited a large group of Sikhs to officially celebrate the 545th birth-anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. Ashley Allison, the associate director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, welcomed the group of Sikhs to the White House grounds with a tradition Sikh greeting and said, "Welcome to the White House".
| ||Letters are given below for Schools on Guru Nanak's Birth-Anniversary|
Take a day off on Guru Nanak Dev ji's birth-anniversary and educate others about your Guru and your faith Sikh Council on Religion and Education requests all Sikh families to take a day off on Wednesday, November 6, 2014, to celebrate the 545th birth-anniversary of our beloved Guru Nanak Dev ji.
| ||Sikh Participation in the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech|
Sikh community members will be participating in the 50th anniversary of famous dream speech in Washington tomorrow. This speech changed America forever.Dr. Rajwant Singh will be reciting a Sikh prayer at an Interfaith Prayer Service at the historical Shiloh Baptist Church at 9th and P Street.
| ||Sikh business leaders join the White House celebrating Sikh Centennial|
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 – In July 1913, Bhagat Singh Thind came to America, from his home in Amritsar, Punjab, in pursuit of higher education while dreaming of a better life for himself and his family. A century later, nearly 150 Sikh business leaders and CEOs of various companies gathered at the White House to celebrate this pioneer and more than a century of achievement by the American Sikh community.
| ||Sikhs Join President Obama's Dialogue on Mental Health at the White House|
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 — Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education, and many prominent leaders across USA were among those who gathered on Monday at the White House for a conference on mental health.
| ||Sikh Mental Health Professionals and Community Leaders Join in Dialogue with White House on Mental Health|
Washington, April 25, 2013: The Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE) worked together with Vice President Joe Biden’s office to gather a collection of mental health specialists and community leaders from the Sikh community to start a dialogue regarding the way the Sikh community should handle mental health issues.
| ||White House Celebrates Guru Nanak's Gurpurab for the third Time amidst applause from US Sikhs|
Washington DC, USA December 11, 2012: Birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was celebrated by the White House in the presence of 160 Sikhs from across the United States. Senior officials from the Obama Administration turned up to welcome Sikhs who were dressed proudly in their traditional Punjabi attires, colorful turbans and business suites.
| ||Sikhs join in the National Gun Control Debate in US and Meet with Biden|
Dr. Rajwant Singh and Vice President Biden at the White House
Washington, January 15, 2013: Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education, was among the 12 diverse leaders, who met with Biden in a White House meeting where the Vice President called for national faith leaders to rally their faithful in the nation's debate regarding gun control in order to reduce gun violence.
| ||Sikh community in US expresses shock and offer prayers for shooting victims in Connecticut|
Washington, December 14, 2012: Sikh community in United States is expressing shock at the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut and is offering prayers for the victims of the shooting in an elementary school. Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education, said, "The news of killing of innocent children in Newtown at Sandy Hook Elementary School is most appalling and shocking.
| ||US Sikhs Elated at Barack Obama's Re-election|
Washington, November 7, 2012: Sikhs across the United States have expressed their elation at President Barack Obama’s re-election. Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), said, "We are pleased with the results of these hard fought elections. This is especially great for the Sikhs because Obama has demonstrated in the last four years that he has deep respect for the Sikh faith.
| ||President Obama Receives Thanks from Sikhs|
Washington, September 25, 2012: President Barack Obama received personal thanks on behalf of the Sikh community from Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Washington based Sikh Council on Religion and Education, yesterday in New York.
| ||Michelle Obama meets Gurdwara shooting victims' families |
August 24, 2012 (By PTI): First lady Michelle Obama greets Sikh temple secretary of the board of trustees Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, left, and Oak Creek, Wisconsin Mayor Stephen Scaffidi, before talking to victims of the August 5th shooting on Thursday in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
| ||American Sikhs saddened by the tragic killing at Wisconsin Gurdwara; Appeal for Calm and invite Americans to Sikh Gurdwaras ( House of workship)|
Washington, August 6, 2012: Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), has expressed shock and grief at the tragic killing of Sikhs in a shooting by a gun man which appears to be an apparent hate crime.
| ||Jewish community expresses Outrage over Sikh killings|
August 6, 2012 -- New York -- AJC extends heartfelt condolences to the families of the six Sikhs murdered in a heinous attack on their temple near Milwaukee. Several worshipers and a police officer were wounded.
| ||People of many faiths (including Sikhs) gather to remember 9/11 attacks|
Believers across the nation heard from faith leaders this weekend as millions of Americans wrestled with the spiritual challenges and lessons of 9/11.
| ||Obama Greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak's Birth Anniversary and hosts an event at the White House|
Washington, Nov 20, 2010: The Obama White House for the second time celebrated Gurparab, Guru Nanak's birth anniversary on November 19, 2010, two days ahead of the actual date when millions of Sikhs will be celebrating this anniversary in their respective congregations in America and all over the world.
| ||Sikhism and Guru Nanak mentioned by President Obama at the State Dinner for Indian Prime Minister |
Washington, December 1, 2009: President Obama very proudly mentioned the first White House celebration of the anniversary of Guru Nanak while leading a toast at the State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He said, 'Many of your were here when as President I hosted the Diwali at the White House, the festival of lights'.
| ||Sikhs add their voice in fight against Climate Change, UN Head calls a 'Moral issue' |
World faith leaders with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon (center) along with Prince Philip London, November 5, 2009, : Sikh Environmental activists Baba Sewa Singh and Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal from Punjab were among 200 leaders from the world's major religious faiths including Hindus and Sikhs gathered at Windsor Castle, near London
| ||American Lawmakers Vow to Support the Sikh Drive to Enter United States Armed Forces |
Washington, May 21, 2009 - Sat Sri Akal, the traditional Sikh greeting, is how Congressmen from various states, one after the other, came to welcome the Sikhs and also commit to taking action to remove restrictions which preclude Sikhs from serving in the United States Armed Forces.
| ||Sikhs in Canada deliberate on Climate change coinciding with Copenhagen, Baba Sewa Singh of Punjab honored for his Environmental Activism. |
Press ReleaseDecember 16, 2009For Immediate ReleaseBaba Sewa Singh(center) and Dr. Rajwant Singh (left) being honored by Jasjit Singh Bhuller (right), President of Dixie Road Gurdwara in Toronto. Former president Kulwant Singh and Secretary Harbans Singh Jandali in the background.