Empowering Children: Two videos to help develop body autonomy.

My Body is Mine and So Is My Mind

Empowering Children: Two videos to help develop body autonomy.

My Body Is Mine and So Is My Mind by Aekash Singh and Arzoe Kaur “My Body Is Mine and So Is My Mind!” are two self-empowerment videos in English created by kids for kids to increase awareness of their own bodily autonomy and integrity. The video encourages children to

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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

It’s Time To Grow! 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

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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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Mental Health

Mental Health and Critical Conversations Help can be closer than we think. And we all need some from time to time. Yet, there may be barriers that feel insurmountable. SFC works to bring critical conversations and resources to the community.  “You know, we say ਮੇਰੀਆਂ ਲੱਤਾਂ ਦਰਦ ਹੋ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਹਨ ਜਾਂ

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