Resources

Here you will find resources for Kaurs, and Sikhs in general, to help with the Sikh journey. If there is a resource that has been helpful to you and it’s not listed here, please share it. Please note that the content and message of the organizations below do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of Kaur Thoughts.

Kaurs United

Kaurs United

The primary goal of Kaurs United is to strengthen the spiritual lives of Sikh women around the globe by providing them with reliable resources, innovative learning environments, and long-term support.

http://kaursunited.org/

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The Sikh Feminist Research Institute (SAFAR)

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SAFAR comprises academics, educators, activists, community organizers and independent researchers, committed to promoting and sustaining Sikh feminist research, praxis and activism.

sikhfeministresearch.org

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Sikh Women Now

994250_194582134044517_1166060563_nSikh Women Now is a non-profit, international organization committed to helping and healing humanity through Seva. They also recognize that collaboration is essential to promote better understanding of diversity, fight discrimination, oppression and violence against women.

www.sikhwomennow.com

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Sikh Women

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“Sikh Women” is an advocate organization comprising of men and women who believe in social change by harnessing the principles of Sikhism.

www.sikhwomen.com

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The Jakara Movement

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Jakara hosts the Bhujangan Kaur Leadership Retreat. A camp aimed at girls ages 11-17 where young Kaurs work on developing themselves and creating a sense of community.

http://www.jakara.org/bhujanganfresn

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Karma Nirvana

Screen shot 2013-11-13 at 10.31.25 AMKarma Nirvana is a hotline for troubled women. It is an organization supporting all victims of honor based abuse and forced marriage. Jasvinder Sanghera, who was born into a Sikh family set up the organization and speaking out against honor killings. www.karmanirvana.org.uk

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Kaur Foundation

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Founded in 2002, Kaur Foundation is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to create awareness of the Sikh identity, heritage and secular values.

http://kaurfoundation.org/

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Surat Initiative

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The Surat Initiative aims to provide innovative educational materials and educational advocacy on key issues pertaining to the Sikh community. Surat aims to inspire people to live a purposeful life through education.

http://www.thesuratinitiative.com/

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SALDEF

1468817_232071343628929_1710955084_nThe Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) empowers Sikh Americans through advocacy, education and media relations.

http://www.saldef.org/

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Sikh Coalition

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Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that works towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people.

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/

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Sikh Net

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SikhNet provides a global virtual community for Sikhs and all those interested in the Sikh way of life.

http://www.sikhnet.com/.

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Sikh Chic

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A Daily Magazine on the Art and Culture of the Sikh Diaspora. www.sikhchic.com

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American Turban

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A blog of the Sikh American experience.


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The Langar Hall

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The Langar Hall seeks to give analysis to today’s events from a Sikh point of view.

thelangarhall.com

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Kaurista

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Kaurista is a space where individuals from every walk of life are invited, encouraged, and challenged to speak their mind on topics that matter to them. http://www.kaurista.com/

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Sikh Research Institute

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The Sikh Research Institute aims to develop a principle-driven community by protecting the core and enlarging the resource pool. Our efforts are divided into three focus areas: Training and Development, Global Awareness, and Strategic Solutions. SikhRi.org

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Eco Sikh

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 11.49.38 AMEcoSikh connects Sikh values, beliefs, and institutions to the most important environmental issues facing our world. We draw on the rich tradition of the Sikh Gurus and the Khalsa Panth to shape the behavior and outlook of Sikhs and the world, ensuring that our deep reverence for all creation remains a central part of the Sikh way of life. www.ecosikh.org

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The Sikh Youth Federation

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 2.04.20 PMThe SYF is the umbrella organization for Sikh Students Associations (SSAs) across Eastern Canada, Sikh Students Camp, and Vidhia Academy. The Federation strives to create opportunities that allow youth to Experience Sikhi. We pursue our mission by upholding the traditions of Miri and Piri. https://www.facebook.com/SikhYouthFederation
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United Sikhs

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 2.15.27 PMUNITED SIKHS is a UN-affiliated, international non-profit, non-governmental, humanitarian relief, human development and advocacy organization, aimed at empowering those in need, especially disadvantaged and minority communities across the world. http://www.unitedsikhs.org/

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Dasvandh Network

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An online giving platform established to motivate a surge in activism and giving within the Sikh community. http://www.dvnetwork.org/
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The World Sikh Organization of Canada

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The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote and protect the interests of Canadian Sikhs as well as to promote and advocate for the protection of human rights for all individuals, irrespective of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, and social and economic status. http://worldsikh.ca/

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The Canadian Sikh Council

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 2.21.56 PMEstablished in 2008, the Canadian Sikh Coalition is a non-governmental organization representing over 50 Sikh Gurdwaras and societies. The Canadian Sikh Coalition exists to advocate for a world where Sikhs are recognized as a positive force and a distinct religious, cultural and political nation. http://www.canadiansikhcoalition.com/

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Sikhcess

 Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 2.23.35 PMSikhcess is dedicated to enriching people’s lives through regular, sustained, and meaningful volunteer service.  Our work is based on the basic humanitarian principles of sharing, inclusiveness, community, and public service. http://www.sikhcess.org/

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