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16 years ago today…

16 years ago today…

Dear Friends, On this day, sixteen years ago, a Sikh American father was shot down in front of a gas station in Arizona. Balbir Singh Sodhi was the first person killed in a hate crime in the aftermath of 9/11. Balbir Uncle’s murder turned a […]

#TEDWomen line up: speaking on Revolutionary Love this November

#TEDWomen line up: speaking on Revolutionary Love this November

I will be giving a Ted Talk this fall – the announcement just went up! I am putting together stories + studies in ethics, law and even science to make the case for why Revolutionary Love is the call of our times. Especially in the […]

The five year anniversary of Oak Creek

The five year anniversary of Oak Creek

On August 5, 2012, a white supremacist opened fire inside a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI, taking the lives of six people and permanently injuring others. Today hate crimes continue to threaten our communities and Oak Creek is largely a forgotten tragedy. But the […]

Revolutionary Love Project: We are hiring!

Revolutionary Love Project: We are hiring!

POSITIONS AVAILABLE WITH VALARIE KAUR, THE REVOLUTIONARY LOVE PROJECT Seeking a Senior Associate and Research Scholar to join Valarie Kaur at the Revolutionary Love Project. Founded during the last election season, the Revolutionary Love Project champions the ethic of love in the fight for social […]

We cannot organize without net neutrality

We cannot organize without net neutrality

This was a difficult day. For two years, I had worked full-time at Stanford Law School to protect net neutrality — and I was relieved and overjoyed that we won Open Internet rules in 2015. I had just become a new mother and thought: No […]

Joyful news, I am taking a writing sabbatical

Joyful news, I am taking a writing sabbatical

Some joyful personal news! I’m working with a publisher to write a book on Revolutionary Love, a memoir/manifesto that responds to this moment in history. It’s hard to describe what this means in my life. I took my first book-writing course in college fifteen years […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the mothers! May you celebrate today all the ways you pour your body, breathe, and blood into your families. You have a particular kind of wisdom that the country needs right now. You know that birthing new life can feel like drowning, like […]

People are looking for a ‘Religious Left.’ This little-known network of clergy has been organizing it.

People are looking for a ‘Religious Left.’ This little-known network of clergy has been organizing it.

This article originally appeared in the Washington Post on April 26, 2017. When Linda Sarsour got involved in planning a massive Women’s March for the day after President Trump’s inauguration, she needed dozens of speakers to give brief remarks onstage. Sarsour, a Muslim activist, quickly found diverse […]

100 days in, THIS was our most life-giving moment

100 days in, THIS was our most life-giving moment

Dear Friends, As we approach 100 days into this administration, I want to share with you the most powerful and life-giving moment of our year: Just over a week ago, we gathered with immigrant families and faith leaders at a church in downtown Los Angeles […]

Invitation to the Revolutionary Love Conference

Invitation to the Revolutionary Love Conference

Dear Friends, Millions of us have marched, rallied, and called Congress to fight bans and protect health care. Every act of resistance matters. But here´s the truth: No number of policy wins will solve the conditions that gave rise to this presidency or this era […]