Posts by: Dharmic Office of Public Affairs

Ram Das Singh and Jetha in Mexico City for Baisakhi Celebration

Mexico City’s 3HO and Punjabi Sikh communities celebrated Baisakhi together during the weekend of May 11th and invited Ram Das Singh, Gurujot Singh, and Simran Singh from New Mexico to teach and play Gurbani Kirtan for the full weekend of festivities. In Mexico City, Arjan Singh and Arjan Kaur work closely with
Mexico -04-2019-11

Black History Month – Open House at the U.S. Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Community Relations Service (CRS) hosted an Open House in honor of Black History Month at their new headquarters in Washington D.C. on February 27, 2019. Guru Amrit Kaur and Adarsh Kaur from the Sikh Dharma of Virginia, Office of Public Affairs were in attendance. They enjoyed connecting with DOJ employees
Harpreet Singh Mokha, National Program Manager for Muslim, Arab, Sikh and South Asian (MASSA) Communities for the DOJ; Adarsh Kaur of Sikh Dharma; Thomas Battles, Southeast Regional Director of the DOJ; and Guru Amrit Kaur of Sikh Dharma.

Serving Those Who Are Suffering in Brumadinho, Brazil

In late January, a devastating mud slide swallowed up the mining town of Brumadinho in Brazil.  The mud, sweeping down from a large and unstable mountain of tailings from the Vale mine, destroyed everything in its path.  With no warning and no time escape, as many as 500 human lives were buried under
Muddy river in Belo

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions

On January 11, Guru Amrit Kaur Khalsa represented Sikh Dharma of Virginia at the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions 2019 Kickoff Meeting. The Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) unites people of faith to develop local solutions to the climate crisis, and works to empower religious communities in Virginia to become champions of change. They work primarily
DOPA - Faith Alliance

Sikh Dharma Joins Letter to Protect Religious Freedom in Syria

Simran Singh Khalsa, representing the Dharmic Office of Public Affairs at the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Roundtable, signed a letter to the President requesting protection for all religions in Syria. The Law and Liberty Trust and Jubilee Campaign  are gathering signatures on an NGO letter to President Donald Trump asking him to ensure that
DOPA at IRF Roundtable