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WCS-015: Pardeep Kaleka overcomes racism and violence through community service

pardeepJoin us to hear how Pardeep responded to tragedy with service and empathy to end the cycle of violence and racism. He offers practical advice on community building and fundraising.

About Pardeep Kaleka:

Pardeep Kaleka is the eldest son of Satwant Singh Kaleka – the president of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, who was gunned down on August 5th, 2012 by a white supremacist in the worst race-based attack since the civil rights era. As a former police officer and a current teacher in the inner city of Milwaukee, Pardeep is no stranger to the never-ending battle against racism, bigotry, violence, hatred, and ignorance. His firm belief is that the lamp of knowledge and truth will outshine all the darkness in the world, and he does his best to embody this through his work with the organization he founded: Serve 2 Unite.

Pardeep was nominated by Arno Michaelis during World Changer Session #4.

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