2021 SikhLEAD Internship Program

A project of SALDEF
Jaspreet Kaur
Washington, Washington D.C., US
$4,351pledged of $7,500 goal
$4,351goal: $7,500
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SikhLEAD - Building Future Leader and a Vision of Expansion

Our SikhLEAD program has been a tremendous success 10 years through both our Leadership Development Program and SikhLEAD Internship Program. Over the past few years, we have expanded its programming to the state of New Jersey, Chicago and New Mexico. In 2020, SALDEF placed 18 students at internship positions in congressional offices/ government agencies (such as in the office of Senator Chris Van Hollen, Representative Seth Moulton, D.C. Mayor's Office, etc.) and nonprofits across the country including the Council of Parliament of World Religions.

For 2021, we are planning further expansion into a number of other states to both develop young leaders and foster a growing relationship between local sangats and their representatives. 

Our vision for SikhLEAD is to support a diverse, motivated and entrepreneurial group of young Sikh Americans as they prepare for a lifetime of community engagement and community leadership, by offering first-hand perspective into the functioning of the federal government and legislative process, and developing effective leaders committed to exploring and realizing the potential of the Sikh American community.  The Internship Program is developed to encourage and foster young Sikh Americans to become more civically engaged and to work to drive and shape public policy and increase representation of Sikh Americans in public service nationwide. 

 



  • 06/14/2021

    SALDEF 2021 SikhLEAD Internship Program

    In 2021 we have placed 15 students into our Washington DC SikhLEAD Internship program. These students are from 9 states and have internships at the Equal Employment Office, Rep. Illhan Omar, Senator Manka Dhingra, NCAPA, Congressman Thompson, New Heights Communication, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and others.

    Regionally 67 students from 17 states have been placed in internships with multiple assemblymen and assemblywomen, senators, council members, mayors, state representatives, partner organizationsin State legeslative offices and other partner organizations. 

    The SikhLEAD Internship Program also requires students to complete group seva projects, attend leadership development sessions and obtain advise from their mentors. 

     

  • 03/25/2021

    SALDEF 2021 SikhLEAD Internship Program

    In 2021 we have accepted 15 students to our Washington DC SikhLEAD program and Regionally we have expanded to over 15 states (Including - CA, NY, MI, IL, FL, MD, VA, MA etc). On average, we have enrolled about 5 to 10 students in each state in the regional program.  

    Both the DC and Regional SikhLEAD students are currently under the placement process. Seva projects are also being assigned to them to be delivered during the summer.

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DAF DVN Administrator $1,000.00 July 2021
Anonymous $100.00 May 2021
Anonymous $101.00 April 2021
N. S. $250.00 November 2020
Anonymous $100.00 November 2020
Guneet Kaur $100.00 November 2020
Anonymous $250.00 November 2020
Arvinder Kaur $250.00 November 2020
Anonymous $250.00 November 2020
Sukhdev Singh $250.00 November 2020
Anonymous $250.00 November 2020
G. S. $250.00 November 2020
Anonymous $100.00 November 2020
Anonymous $100.00 November 2020
Anonymous $250.00 November 2020
Karen Singh $250.00 November 2020
Anonymous $250.00 November 2020
Kavneet Alag $250.00 November 2020
R. K. $50.00 November 2016
N. B. $100.00 November 2016
P. S. $100.00 November 2016
A. S. $101.00 December 2015
M. S. $10.00 November 2015
M. S. $100.00 November 2015
J. B. $500.00 November 2015
M. S. $10.00 September 2015
M. S. $50.00 September 2015
M. S. $10.00 July 2015
M. S. $10.00 May 2015
M. S. $10.00 March 2015
M. S. $15.00 March 2015
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M. S. $10.00 November 2014
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M. S. $10.00 September 2014
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M. S. $10.00 July 2014
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M. S. $10.00 May 2014
M. B. $10.00 May 2014
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V. B. $10.00 May 2014
H. S. $21.00 April 2014
V. B. $10.00 April 2014
M. S. $100.00 March 2014
J. K. $10.00 March 2014
V. B. $10.00 March 2014
M. S. $100.00 February 2014
V. B. $10.00 February 2014
M. S. $100.00 January 2014
J. K. $10.00 January 2014
V. B. $10.00 January 2014
H. S. $100.00 December 2013
M. S. $100.00 December 2013
V. B. $10.00 December 2013
H. S. $200.00 November 2013
P. S. $40.00 November 2013
G. S. $50.00 November 2013
H. S. $200.00 November 2013
D. M. $110.00 November 2013
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J. K. $10.00 November 2013
D. M. $500.00 November 2013
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M. S. $50.00 November 2013
D. M. $500.00 November 2013
G. S. $500.00 November 2013
M. S. $50.00 November 2013
V. B. $10.00 November 2013
V. B. $10.00 October 2013
J. K. $10.00 September 2013
M. S. $50.00 September 2013
V. B. $10.00 September 2013
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V. B. $10.00 July 2013
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J. K. $10.00 March 2013
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J. K. $10.00 January 2013
J. S. $10.00 January 2013
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M. D. $100.00 December 2012
V. B. $10.00 December 2012
V. B. $10.00 November 2012
V. B. $10.00 October 2012
M. S. $50.00 September 2012
V. B. $10.00 September 2012
H. S. $25.00 May 2012
I. S. $117.39 March 2012
I. S. $50.00 February 2012

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