Naujavan Sojhi - To develop youngsters who think like a Sikh. This program focuses on providing Sikh teens with a space to explore spiritual awareness, personal understanding, mutual understanding, moral character, and ethical awareness.
SikhRI, in partnership with the Kaur and Singh Academy (KASA), New Jersey, is hosting an online class for teens age 14 - 19.
In this session, Climate Change: Nurture the Nature, Jasleen Kaur & guest facilitator Ravneet Pal Singh will be drawing parallels between the issue of climate change both in the US and abroad. We will also be exploring a Sikh perspective on climate change and on actionable tasks we can all take to mitigate the threat of climate change in the future.
About the Facilitators:
Jasleen Kaur is a double UVA grad in Religious Studies, focusing on South Asian Religions through the lens of literature and poetry. She is currently working as a Research Assistant with Sikhri. She is passionate about projects that create comfortable spaces for community members of all ages and backgrounds to engage in dialogue and learn from one another. She also loves singing in her free time, whether on stage with her friends or alone in her kitchen. She hopes to eventually go back to school in pursuit of a PhD in either religious ethnography or history, and fulfill her dream of teaching and learning from others.
Ravneet Pal Singh graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. He is currently EcoSikh Project Manager for South Asia. He worked as a Project Manager for an irrigation firm for a number of years where he promoted water conservation through sound irrigation designs, construction observations and water management practices. Ravneet grew up in Punjab but also spent several years in the UK which gave him an understanding of environmental issues facing the Sikh community in Punjab and the Diaspora. Ravneet is a committed and practicing Sikh, and his concern for the environment is based on the view that awareness is nothing without action.