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Posted to Religious Diversity News on April 18, 2019
Yesterday, the New York State Senate unanimously voted to pass Senate Bill 4037, which prohibits New York employers from discriminating against employees due to their religious attire, including grooming observations.Senate Bill 4037 makes it very clear that employers have an obligation to provide reasonable accommodations for religious attire and grooming practices, such as the Sikh turban and unshorn hair. This critical piece of legislation was inspired by the Sikh Coalition’s advocacy efforts in 2011 a
Source: FATEH! New York Workplace Discrimination Law Better Protects Sikhs – Sikh Coalition
Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 25, 2019
Hola Mohalla is a three-day festival of bravery. The Sikh holiday of Hola Mohalla (Hola) takes place during the first month of the lunar calendar, Chet. This most often occurs during the month of March and takes place a day after the Hindu festival that is called Holi. This unique holiday doesn’t just occur on […]
Source: Sikhs Celebrate Hola Mohalla – World Religion News
Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th
Source: We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics – The Colorado Sun
Posted to Religious Diversity News on February 14, 2019
Filmed at the Indianapolis International Airport, ‘SINGH’ is slated to release next month.
Source: US Teen Makes Film on Sikh Man Behind America’s Turban Policy Change – News18
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 18, 2019
It was passed the same day that the first two female Muslim congress members took office
Source: Congress Rule Change Allows Religious Headwear on House Floor | Time
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 3, 2019
(RNS) — Scholars, faith leaders, activists and other experts predict what changes the American and global religious landscapes will see after the New Year.
Source: What’s coming for religion in 2019? Here’s what the experts predict. – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on November 8, 2018
Colorado University Sikh Student Association hosts first Langar on a college campus in Colorado
Source: First Langar on a college campus in Colorado | SikhNet