Category archive: Community

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.

The First Khalsa Women’s Training Camp in 1976

Before the beginning of the summer, I couldn’t understand why we didn't name our women's camp “Camp Green-trees” or “Camp Cottonwood." These aesthetic names seemed to perfectly depict the idyllic setting and peaceful vibration of an all-woman summer camp in a grove of trees, under the sunny bright skies of northern New Mexico.  “Camp Greentrees"
First KWTC Parade 1976

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