The Sindhi Foundation’s 350-mile Long Walk for Freedom, Nature, and Love began in New York City at the United Nations Headquarters. The Sindhi Foundation is excited to be walking through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and D.C., all in the name of human rights and climate change.
Here are some updates:
The Sindhi Foundation has received numerous new endorsements for their Long Walk. In the past few weeks, they have received the support and video messages from Congressman David Schweikert, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congressman Brad Sherman, Congressman Jamie Raskin, Congressman Adam Schiff, Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Congressman Raja Krishnamuthi and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, and many of whom are members of the Congressional Sindh Caucus.
You can find the current endorsements on our website: https://www.sindhifoundation.org/walk-for-freedom
Here are some of the newly confirmed speakers:
- District of Columbia: In D.C., the final stop of the Long Walk, Congressman Brad Sherman will be speaking and all members of the Congressional Sindh Caucus are invited. Congressman David Schweikert has been invited as well. Maria Leonard Olsen, a civil litigation attorney, show host, and author, will also be speaking in D.C., as well as TASSC International (Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition).
- Our event speakers at our various other sites will be announced soon!
Long Walk events will be occurring at the following stops:
April 8, 2021 - 1-3 pm, Peter Francisco Park, Newark, New Jersey
April 10, 2021 - 11 am, Sadhu Vaswani Center, 110 Ryders Ln, Edison, New Jersey
April 12, 2021 - 1-2:30 pm, Tiger Park on Palmer Square, Princeton, New Jersey
April 15, 2021 - 1-2:30 pm, City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Walk begins at City Hall and ends in University of Pennsylvania
April 17, 2021 - Wilmington, Delaware
April 25, 2021 - 3-5 pm, City Hall, Baltimore, Maryland
April 28, 2021 - University of Maryland
April 29, 2011 - Washington, DC , The Lincoln Memorial
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The Sindhi Foundation hopes you participate in and spread the word about our Long Walk for Freedom, Nature, and Love. They aim to build bridges across different communities, as human rights and climate change are issues that many groups of people face; we can unite to end human rights violations and climate abuses if we raise our voices together and stand up for freedom, nature, and love.
Follow the Sindhi Foundation on Social Media:
Facebook - @Sindhi Foundation
Instagram - @sindhifoundation
Twitter - @SindhiFDN
Donations for our Long Walk for Freedom can be made at https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/long-walk-for-freedom
About the Sindhi Foundation:
Sindhi Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that builds bridges between Sindhi people and the international community through public diplomacy, scholarship, research, defending human rights, media, education, person-to-person contact, culture, art, literary and education events, exchange programs, conferences, Sufi melas (festivals), media arts, studies, fellowships, participation and partnerships among government and civil society sectors.
Its goals are to strengthen and promote inter-racial, inter-religious, inter-faith, and inter-cultural harmony among Sindhis and the rest of the global community. There is also the need to bring a social change and promote openness and freedom of thought and expression among Sindhi people and Sindhi society, especially through empowerment of women, religious and sexual minorities, marginalized communities, and persecuted scholars, academics, civil society to retrieve original Sufi Sindhi discourse.
For more information, visit: www.sindhifoundation.org.