Things have changed in Oak Creek, of course, in the months since a gunman with white supremacist ties took the lives of six temple members and wounded four others. Oak Creek and the Sikh community are strangers no longer; they will forever be linked with each other.
— An article in the Oak Creek Patch describes Sikh awareness presentations being provided to Oak Creek, Wisconsin city staff, police department and schools by the Sikh Coalition. The article also includes an update on shooting victim Punjab Singh, who continues a slow recovery in the wake of last August’s mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.
Photo: Woven bracelet that the Oak Creek Police Department had specially made for their officers to remember the shooting at the Oak Creek Gurdwara, including orange for the Sikh community, blue for the police officers, and black for those that were lost that day.