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    Chicago Police Department Diversity Videos Educate Officers on Non-Christian Faiths (2005)

    After the terror attacks of 9/11 there was an alarming number of incidents of violence across the United States against people who were perceived to be Muslim. In Chicago, Police Chief Terry Hillard held a multi-cultural forum to hear feedback from people of all religions on post-9/11 backlash. At these forums he learned that his officers were often ignorant about non-Christian faiths and were sometimes rude to people from these communities. Using a grant from the Justice Department and guidance from lay leaders and clergy in each religious community, the police department created a series...

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    Gurdwara Sahib New Orleans The Sikh Society of South Inc.

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 18 April 2008.

    Phone: 504-417-3282
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    History

    The Sikh Society of South was formed in 1979 and the Gurdwara Sahib of New Orleans was built at its current location in 1994. The Gurdwara Sahib of New Orleans was built in dedication to the memory of Sikh Martyrs. All residents of Louisiana, and the residents of neighboring states (Alabama, Mississippi), residing within 200 miles of New Orleans...
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    Gurdwara Nanaksar

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 October 2013.

    Phone: 559-442-9323
    Email: support@gurdwarananaksar.org
    Website: http://gurdwarananaksar.ca/

    Description

    A small community religious institution, the Nanaksar Gurdwara features a main building, which houses the Guru Granth Sahib/Adi Granth, or canonical text of the Sikhs, within the central congregational meeting area. Adjacent to the congregational area, in the same building, is a small kitchen and area for the eating of the... Read more about Gurdwara Nanaksar

    Sikh Society of Dayton

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 January 2004.

    Contact Information

    Address: 397 Colonial Dr., Xenia, OH 45385

    Guru Nanak Sikh Center

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 October 2013.

    Contact Information

    Address: 4701 Pleasant Grove, Lansing, MI 48910
    Email: President@LansingGurdwara.com
    Website: http://www.lansinggurdwara.com/Pages/default.aspx

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    Guru Singh Sabha Augusta

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

    Phone: 706-863-7391
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    Description

    Guru Singh Sabha is one of two Sikh Gurdwaras in Augusta, Georgia. Sikhism originated in 15th century India. Although it shares some common roots with Hinduism, it is a distinct monotheistic belief system centering around the teachings of the Ten Gurus, which are recorded and embodied in the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh sacred text....
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    Gurudwara Sikh Center of San Antonio

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 March 2016.

    Phone: 210-696-1009
    Website: http://www.sikhcenter.us/gur/index.html
    [flickr_set id="72157621814813299"] Members of the Sikh Center of San Antonio pride themselves on hospitality, and on welcoming everyone to prayer, regardless of race, caste, gender, religion, or ethnicity. On a Sunday morning, visitors to this suburban gurdwara would be greeted with tabla and harmonium music accompanied by children singing traditional Sikh hymns... Read more about Gurudwara Sikh Center of San Antonio

    The Sikh Research Institute

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 March 2016.

    Phone: 210-757-4555
    Email: nfo@sikhri.org
    Website: http://www.sikhri.org/
    [flickr_set id="72157621942331496"] History In 2002, Sikh leaders in San Antonio recognized the growing need for Americans to be educated on Sikhism. While independent Sikh organizations were sprouting throughout the country to address issues of civil liberties, Sikh education, and human rights, no organization existed to facilitate networking between Sikh... Read more about The Sikh Research Institute

    Sikh Coalition

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 August 2004.

    Contact Information

    Address: 396 Broadway, Suite 701, New York, NY 10013
    Email: info@sikhcoalition.org
    Website: http://www.sikhcoalition.org/

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