Publications

Family Violence Resource Guide for Gurdwaras

Gurdwaras can commit to taking small steps that are firmer, safer, and more consistent.  We know gurdwaras provide essential inspiration and support. We also know that gurdwaras cannot be expected to do everything. Still, with the danger of family violence ever-present in our sangats, gurdwaras must respond in a deliberate, pre-planned, and consistent manner to

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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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Report Release

FOCUS GROUPS AND STORY TELLING Our ongoing community education campaigns seek to demystify and destigmatize all issues: only through healthy conversations can build healthy communities and families. SFC concluded a year-long Survivor-Centered Advocacy Project, in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV). Participants of focus groups and storytelling interviews

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Focus Groups and Story Telling

Our ongoing community education campaigns seek to demystify and destigmatize all issues: only through healthy conversations can build healthy communities and families. SFC concluded a year-long Survivor-Centered Advocacy Project, in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV). Participants of focus groups and storytelling interviews included survivors of gender-based violence,

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Community-Led Needs Assessment

In order to build true grassroots power, we have always prioritized hearing directly from the grassroots. Sikh Family Center continues to conduct regular assessments and listening exercises with the Sikh community in the U.S., in order to:  Hear community priorities  Collect reliable data and statistics  Raise awareness & community engagement

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Our Journeys Conference 2014

Turning Inwards, without Turning Anyone Away: Creation of the Sikh Family Center – Bitika Kohli, Guneet Kohli, Mallika Kaur, Gurpreet Padam On Saturday, November 8 2014, SAFAR: The Sikh Feminist Research Institute hosted a one-day conference, Our Journeys 2014: To Know Is Not Enough, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Building on the tremendous success

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