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Sikh Parents Respond to SFC’s Call: Talking to Kids About Safety

Victims Must Not Be Lost in Domestic Violence and Policing Debates

Author: Mallika KaurOriginally published: 10/06/2020 Ms. Magazinehttps://msmagazine.com/2020/10/06/domestic-violence-defund-the-police/ When it comes to policing domestic violence, it’s not all or nothing. Policing is not the answer. “Community” is not the answer either.  California Governor Newsom just signed a bill expanding the legal definition of domestic violence to include “coercive control”: series of behaviors that attempt to deprive another

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Learn More & Take Action Against Child Sexual Abuse

Note: This post is about Child Sexual Abuse; but it does not contain any graphic descriptions. A list of resources follows. What is Child Sexual Abuse? Our children grow and learn from the adults around them, especially those that they trust and respect. Adults are responsible for supporting children and

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Domestic Violence Outreach; Black Lives Matter Solidarity; COVID Resources & More

SFC is the only organization focused on Sikh American survivors of gender-based violence. SFC Video Shorts Our video series continues! Amrita Hanjhra, SFC Advisory Board Member, presents  “Five Ways to Check-In with Kids Impacted by FamilyViolence.” Amrita, a gender-based violence expert,  focuses on how to better interact with children who have been exposed to family violence. We often think

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Our Growth and Motivation

Support Us Today! Donate Now! The need for community-based, culturally humble, Punjabi-specific resources and interventions for our community far exceeds what any current Sikh organization can meet. SFC needs to build capacity to provide these necessary services. We are fundraising to hire an Executive Director (ED) who can take further our organizational mission and

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Mehr Kaur

Sikh Family Center had an opportunity to catch up with Mehr Kaur, teen theatre actress, recent director, and founder of a new theatre company in Massachusetts. Mehr’s recent production ‘Kultar’s Mime’ has received wonderful press and feedback. Here’s what Mehr told SFC about her life and plans: Sikh Family Center: So, tell us,

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Red Cards

Get Your Red Card: I do not wish to speak with you, answer your questions, or sign or hand you any documents based on my 5th Amendment rights under the United States Constitution.

I do not give you permission to enter my home based on my 4th Amendment rights under the United States Constitution unless you have a warrant to enter, signed by a judge or magistrate with my name on it that you slide under the door. I do not give you permission to search any of my belongings based on my 4th Amendment rights.

I choose to exercise my constitutional rights.

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Immigration Know Your Rights

IMMIGRATION KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (KYR) 2017 brought increased immigration uncertainty for many families in our community. To combat the fear and vulnerability, Sikh Family Center worked with local Gurdwaras and social services organizations to provide Know Your Rights information, so families know what they can do if confronted with immigration

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