Baba Nanak Education Society, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
An India-based welfare agency dedicated to the care of widows and orphans of farmers who have committed suicide in the Punjab because of increasing debt at the hands of money-lenders, failed crops and increasingly poor soil.
The Bridge Fund, New York City
The Bridge Fund is dedicated to preventing homelessness among the working poor of Westchester and New York City.
For more information: www.thebridgefund.org
Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Primary Elementary Education Program), New Delhi, India
The Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council aims to improve the quality of education at the elementary school (kindergarten to grade 7) level in the Punjab, India.
For more information: www.nishkam.org
OneLight Films (Angad Singh), Atlanta, GA
Youth activist, Angad Singh, has created and directed three documentary films that have screened in dozens of film festivals, schools, youth conferences, community centers, and on satellite and cable TV across the globe, inspiring to move in the direction of a friendlier world by bridging the gap of ignorance.
For more information: www.onelight-films.com
SALDEF, Washington, D.C.
The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) is the oldest Sikh American civil rights and educational organization. We empower Sikh Americans through advocacy, education and media relations.
For more information: www.saldef.org
Sikh Coalition, New York City
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that works towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people. In particular, the Sikh Coalition works towards a world where Sikhs may freely practice and enjoy their faith while fostering strong relations with their local community wherever they may be.
For more information: www.sikhcoalition.org
Sikh Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
The Sikh Research Institute's mission is to facilitate training and development, while inspiring Sikh values, creating global awareness of Sikhi, and delivering solutions to the key challenges faced by the Sikh community.
For more information: www.sikhri.org
Surat Sikh Conference, New York City
Surat Sikh Conference provides an opportunity for Sikh Students and young professionals to come together to gain knowledge, discuss, and take action on the principles that define their value system.
For more information: www.sikhconference.org