Cultural Events Board is proud to announce that Valarie Kaur will be the first out-of-state Sikh American to come speak to our campus regarding hate crimes against Sikh and Muslim American following 9/11. Kaur is a Sikh American and Interfaith National Leader, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer. It will be a free event for CU-Boulder students and community members.
Valarie Kaur earned degrees at Stanford University, Harvard Divinity School, and Yale Law School, and founded the Yale Visual Law Project to train future lawyers to make films for social and policy change. Valarie is a regular television commentator on MSNBC and opinion contributor to CNN, NPR, PBS, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times. Valarie founded Groundswell Movement of 100,000 members, the nation’s largest multifaith online organizing community. She has been named as one of the 13 national progressive faith leaders to watch and one of eight Asian American “Women of Influence.”
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