For over 16 years, the Sikh Coalition has defended Sikh civil liberties in the courtroom, classroom, community and halls of Congress. Whether it's working to secure safer schools, prevent hate and discrimination, create equal employment opportunities, or empower local Sikh communities, the Sikh Coalition's goal is working towards a world where Sikhs, and other religious minorities in America, may freely practice their faith without bias and discrimination. We pursue our mission by: - Providing direct legal services to persons whose civil or human rights are violated - Advocating for law and po ... licies that are respectful of fundamental rights - Promoting appreciation for diversity through education - Fostering civic engagement in order to promote local community empowerment The Sikh Coalition is a national community-based organization with offices and staff in New York City, California (Bay Area and Los Angeles), Washington D.C. and Chicago with over one hundred volunteer community advocates working to protect Sikh civil rights across the United States. The Sikh Coalition is a nonprofit and nonpartisan. Our funding comes from grants from private foundations and individual donors. We receive no funding from any government agencies or institutions. More
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Position Summary:. The Sikh Coalition is seeking a creative and dynamic intern to work with our Media and Communications staff on projects aimed at enhancing the way we communicate to reporters, community members, and everybody in between. An ideal candidate will possess skills and background in more than one of these areas: digital/social media, basic graphic design, journalism, or public relations. This candidate must be a strong writer and have a good sense of humor!. The internship will be managed by the communications team, who will be sharing project management responsibilities on a vari... view job details

Position Summary:. The Media and Communications Manager will be responsible for providing direct support to the Sikh Coalition’s earned, placed, and digital media work. This junior-level position is ideal for someone passionate about elevating the Sikh voice in the American civil rights conversation. S/he will have the opportunity to learn about, contribute to, and eventually manage both traditional and creative communications initiatives, and to touch all areas of the Sikh Coalition’s work in the legal, advocacy, community development, and education spaces. The Media and Communications Manage... view job details

Position is full-time based in New York, NY, and eligible to apply for academic credit. Will conduct research and analysis of federal, state, and local government policies, and prepare fact sheets, summaries, and comment letters. Key issues include hate crimes, bullying, profiling, discrimination (including employment based discrimination), and civic engagement impacting the Sikh American community.. Must be at least a college undergraduate senior to apply. Graduate students strongly preferred, including JD’s. Applicant must have a degree related to Politics, Government, Public Administration,... view job details