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Our Mission & Vision

The Jakara Movement is a grassroots community-building organization working to empower, educate, and organize Punjabi Sikhs, and other marginalized communities; to advance their health, education, and economic, social, and political power. We strive to create a Gurmat-inspired community, rooted in the struggle of our foremothers and forefathers, to develop powerful, informed, and organized youth leadership, locally-rooted residential power, and community capacity that will be a key partner in building a better future for all.

 

What we do

  • Academic seminars
  • Basketball tournaments
  • Boys and girls leadership development programs
  • Civic engagement
  • Community service
  • Conferences for professionals
  • Immigration rights
  • Partnerships with school districts
  • Sports days
  • Town halls
  • Youth workshops