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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 take SFC’s work and impact to the next level.
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As the only Sikh organization in the U.S. focused on addressing family and gender-based violence, we are humbled to have the support and backing of people like you. Our work would simply not be possible without it. Our community is our #1 motivation, as well as our #1 support.
We realize this is a time of many pressing demands, but we hope you will consider donating to SFC.
In 2009, a few motivated members of our community undertook the task of developing and administering the first known bilingual Sikh-specific needs assessment in the U.S. to better understand our community’s needs and to help develop programs that addressed those needs. The results from this first need assessment survey motivated the creation of the Sikh Family Center. We believe in learning from the community and providing relevant and crucial services to the best of our ability.
Phase 1 of the needs assessment was conducted in-person using paper surveys that were available in both Punjabi and English. We collected 500 responses in total. Here is what we learned: