Discussion on Representation & Social Justice feat. Dr. Simran Jeet Singh '06, 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus
Virtual Event via Zoom (link emailed to registrants)
Join fellow New York-area alumni for an exclusive discussion with Simran Jeet Singh '06, Ph.D., on key issues in representation and social justice. Following a 20-minute presentation, Dr. Singh will take questions from and engage in discussion with attendees on how they can best make an impact in these areas in the current social climate.
Dr. Simran Jeet Singh is an educator, writer, and activist, who works on the frontlines of religion, racism, and justice. Singh hosts the web-series "Becoming Less Racist: Lighting the Path to Anti-Racism," and he also hosts the Spirited podcast on faith, marginalization, and justice. Singh was also recently named to Vice President Joe Biden's Asian American & Pacific Islander Faith Team.
Singh is a columnist for Religion News Service and a visiting professor at Union Seminary. He currently serves on Governor Cuomo's Interfaith Advisory Committee for the State of New York and was named as a faith leader to watch in 2018 by the Center for American Progress. His first children's book, Fauja Singh Keeps Going (Penguin Random House), tells "the true story of the oldest person ever to run a marathon," and is available now for pre-order wherever books are sold, with a release date of August 25.
**All registrants will be emailed the Zoom link and password the day of the event. Please provide a current email address in your registration information.**
The event link will be emailed to registrants.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6:30pm to 8:00pmVirtual Event