Sikhs in San Jose, California, held an art therapy event for Sikh children at the Sikh Gurdwara Sahib San Jose on Sunday. Read more about the motivation behind the event to help children express their feelings about the tragedy.
Tonight, my day comes to a close thinking about children – the Sikh children of Wisconsin. One of my interviews today was completed via e-mail with the editor of a blog for South Asian mothers, in which I discussed some resources and support strategies using social media to guide children through the tragedy of Sunday’s Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting. The aspect of the children remained in my mind for the rest of the day. I thought about a middle-aged Sikh man […]
I was recently contacted by Navjot Kaur, who is an educator and an author of children’s books about Sikhs and Sikhism (she is the author of the well-received A Lion’s Mane). Her interest in educating about Sikhism is both a professional and personal one, as she is also a mother to a Sikh boy. With the approach of Vaisakhi, Navjot Kaur found it challenging to find suitable resources to educate and engage school-aged children on this historical event: While I maneuvered through […]