Sikh Awareness Academy - Be One of Eight!

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Washington, DC - We are now accepting applications for UNITED SIKHS' Sikh Awareness Academy (SAA), being held from July 22-25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The application deadline is June 10th.

SAA is a four-day training program designed for students and young professionals 17 and older looking to get involved in social justice advocacy for the Sikh community, relief aid work, or education and healthcare initiatives promoted and pursued by UNITED SIKHS. This comprehensive training program features workshops conducted by qualified speakers including acclaimed professors, government officials, and advocates.

We will only be accepting eight outstanding, diversely qualified young leaders for this program. UNITED SIKHS will properly equip selected applicants with the skills and resources needed to further their career goals while pursuing seva (selfless service).

Chosen applicants will have the opportunity to hear from speakers, visit congressmen on Capitol Hill, and tour monumental sites within Washington, DC. This four-day, all-inclusive training experience will be granted to chosen applicants for $200 which includes hotel, wifi, conference room access, breakfast, and transportation to meeting sites and tours.

Through completion of SAA training, an Academy graduate will receive certification, training materials, and the skills necessary to fulfill paths in advocacy, law, policy, healthcare, education, and humanitarian aid.

To learn more about the Sikh Awareness Academy and to apply, please visit our website here.

The application deadline is JUNE 10TH 2014.

The SAA training program will be followed by our annual Sikh Summit in Washington, DC from July 26-30, 2014. Academy graduates will be recognized at the Banquet on July 26 and be given the opportunity to lead congressional meetings with UNITED SIKHS when bringing the issues forward to Capitol Hill from July 28-30, 2014. For more information on the 2014 Sikh Summit, please visit: http://unitedsikhs.org/sikhsummit2014/. An addition discounted rate of $250 including hotel, wifi, and breakfast will be offered to SAA graduates.

Anisha Singh
Policy Advocate & Staff Attorney, International Civil and Human Rights Advocacy
law-usa@unitedsikhs.org
www.unitedsikhs.org
Tel: 1-646-688-3525

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