December 01 2009
17th Maghar (Samvat 541 Nanakshahi)
Press Release

You Are Cordially Invited to the 2nd Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference


Toronto, Canada: UNITED SIKHS cordially invites you to attend and participate in the 2nd Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference: Preserving Our Past and Investing in Our Future to be held in Toronto, Canada from December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009.

Join eminent human rights lawyers, politicians, judges, activists, multifaith representatives, Sikh organizations and community leaders, and participants from all over the world to actively engage in dialogue about issues that affect the Sikh nation. The conference is free of cost, click here to register now!

Broadly, the topics under discussion for the 2nd Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference will include Right to Kakaars, Racial Profiling, Discrimination, Right to Turban, Sikh Leadership, and Women’s Rights. The conference will also include the release of the Global Sikh Civil Rights Report 2009.

The programming schedule for the conference is as follows:

Date: Friday, December 18, 2009
Time: 5:00-10:00 P.M
Location: Ontario Khalsa Darbar
Topic: Sikh Women's Rights/Roles/Issues

Date: Saturday, December 19, 2009
Time: 4:00 – 11:00 P.M
Location: Chandni Banquet Hall
Topic: Sikh Civil Rights
Tea & Dinner will be served

Date: Sunday, December 20, 2009
Time: 12:00-5:00 P.M
Location: Sikh Spiritual Centre Rexdale
Topic: Sikh Leadership Past, Present & Future

The global conference provides an open arena for discussion of ideas and concerns that most affect Sikhs as a community. For more information on the conference and for registration, visit us at www.unitedsikhs.org/globalconference/

To view more information about the 1st Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference, visit http://www.unitedsikhs.org/PressReleases/PRSRLS-16-12-2008-00.htm


Issued by:
Jaspreet Singh
Staff Attorney
Email: law-usa@unitedsikhs.org

The 1st Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference was held in December of 2008 in New York, USA. Visit http://unitedsikhs.org/rtt/sikhconf/ for more information on last year's conference.

A platform such as the global conference cannot be successful without the support of generous members like you. We urge you donate to the conference. If you would like to help sponsor the conference, click here!

Register here for the conference!
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To transform underprivileged and minority communities and individuals into informed and vibrant members of society through civic, educational and personal development programs, by fostering active participation in social and economic activity.

UNITED SIKHS is also an avenue for networking between like-minded organisations to establish and nurture meaningful projects and dialogues - whether social, cultural or political- to promote harmony, understanding and reciprocity in our villages, towns and cities.

UNITED SIKHS is a coalition of organisations and individuals, who share a common vision based on the belief that there is no greater endeavour than to serve, empower and uplift fellow beings. The core of our philosophy is an unwavering commitment to civic service and social progress on behalf of the common good.

Accordingly, UNITED SIKHS has sought to fulfil its mission not only by informing, educating and uplifting fellow beings but also by participating in cross-cultural and political exchanges to ensure that the promises and benefits of democracy are realized by all.

We at UNITED SIKHS believe that the development of enlightened and progressive societies can be made possible by socially conscious groups of people who make a commitment to develop and direct human potential. Our work, efforts and achievements stand as a testament to our faith in this vision.