Sikhs Talk Tolerance With White House Aide

September 29, 2003

Source: Sikh Net

On September 29, 2003 the Sikh Net reported that "several Sikhs from all across the United States met Monday with a top Bush aide at the White House to have a dialogue on issues of concern for the Sikh community and to offer the Sikh community's support. Tim Goeglein, director of the Public Liaison Office, met with Sikh leaders for over an hour to discuss several national issues including hate crimes and unity within American communities concerned with terrorism. Sikh leaders also suggested that the Bush Administration consider the appointment of a Sikh to a post within high ranking government offices to help curb hate crimes, intolerance and insensitivity. This meeting was arranged by the efforts of Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), a national civil rights and education organization addressing the concerns of Sikh Americans"