Valarie Kaur

Valarie Kaur is an interfaith leader, civil rights lawyer, and filmmaker. A national Sikh voice, she helps communities channel their stories into movements for social change. She has made award-winning films and led campaigns on hate crimes, racial profiling, gun violence, marriage equality, immigration detention, and solitary confinement. At Auburn, Valarie founded Groundswell, a movement of 200,000+ members, America’s largest multifaith online organizing community. She is currently the Media and Strategy Fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, where she co-founded Faithful Internet.

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Recent media highlights:

The Huffington Post, Kaur and Archuleta: A Sikh, a Mormon, and a dozen Interfaith University Graduates

The New York Times, For Hillary Clinton and Democrats, a Public Shift Toward ‘God-Talk’

CNN, 15 years after 9/11, Sikhs still victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes