Sikhs in the US city of Seattle have raised USD 150,000 for a countrywide focus marketing campaign approximately their network and Sikhism inside the wake of a number of attacks on community members inside the country.
The national Sikh campaign (NSC) is making plans to run a historical, presidential-fashion television ad marketing campaign for Sikhs so that it will teach people about the Sikh identity and Sikhism.
The marketing campaign is running with 9aaf3f374c58e8c9dcdd1ebf10256fa5 media firm, AKPD, founded by way of David Axelrod, former senior marketing consultant to the usa President and Hillary Clinton’s former leader Strategist, Geoff Garin to basically alternate the way Sikhs are perceived in the usa.
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“the quantity raised by way of the marketing campaign has set the report for the biggest fundraiser for the Seattle Sikh network,” said Inderpal Singh, coordinator of NSC’s crew in Seattle.
Rajwant Singh, the NSC’s senior adviser and chairman of the Sikh Council on religion and education, said, Sikhs across the state are responding definitely to this effort.
“they have participated in lots of outreach efforts on the local level but they all comprehend that the network needs big countrywide exposure. we are confident that commercials on social media and neighborhood television channels will fill that gap,” he stated.
“A survey of american citizens who watched these commercials has proven that 65 in keeping with cent of them will develop warm and high quality emotions in the direction of Sikhs,” Singh added.
A 47-year-antique Sikh fuel station owner was shot lifeless inside the US city of Newark this month.
An aged Sikh-American man was brutally assaulted and left with severe facial injuries through an assailant in September ultimate 12 months.
In 2012, a gunman walked into a Gurudwara and shot and killed six innocent Sikh worshippers in okayCreek, Wisconsin.