I am among the hundreds of people attending American Sikh Day on the steps of the California state capitol building. Such a great show of support, solidarity, and patriotism by all the speakers and in the crowd.
We cannot remain silent because an attack on one minority is an attack on all. That exhortation goes for Sikhs as well as every other group in our society. We must remember this value as a cornerstone of American principles. — Diane Fisher, of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, explains why she is attending American Sikh Day tomorrow. Read her full opinion piece in the Mercury News.
As mentioned on this blog previously, tomorrow (April 13, 2011) is “American Sikh Day” in California, which is to be commemorated on the steps of the state capital building from 11 AM to 1:30. Visit the American Sikh Day website for more details. Tomorrow, in honor of Vaisakhi, is also International Turban Day: Since 2004, on Turban Day, Sikhs worldwide organise various events to give information about the turban to the general community in their locality. Turbans of every hue […]
Sikhs in the Sacramento, California area will be gathering on the west steps of the State Capitol building (click here for a map) on Wednesday April 13, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM to commemorate the first “American Sikh Day“: American Sikh Day A Celebration of this Nation and Religious Freedom Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 11:00AM – 1:30PM West Steps of the State Capitol (10th & Capitol Streets) Come help us celebrate: ✓ Our Sikh faith ✓ Our history in California […]