• “a standout figure in the world of interfaith organizing and activism”
  • a regular contributor to MSNBC
  • an award-winning filmmaker
  • “one of the most exceptional speakers and thinkers” of the millennial generation
  • founder of groundswell, a multifaith movement for justice
  • valarie kaur: storytelling + advocacy = social change

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About Valarie

Valarie KaurValarie Kaur is an award-winning filmmaker, civil rights advocate, and interfaith leader who centers her work around the power of storytelling. She is the founder of Groundswell at Auburn Seminary, a non-profit initiative with 80,000+ members that equips people of faith to mobilize for social change. For the last decade, she has led national campaigns responding to hate crimes, racial profiling, immigration detention, and solitary confinement.

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Upcoming Appearances

  • Wed

    An Evening with Valarie Kaur

    5:00 pmWestwoods School 50 Judson Lane, Farmington, CT

    SNEHA fundraiser to support South Asian women will feature Valarie as the guest of honor and keynote speaker. Ticketing details coming soon.

  • Fri

    Vaisakhi Celebration at the Pentagon

    12:40–1:30 pmWashington, DC

    The Office of the Pentagon Chaplain, Major Kalsi, Captain Rattan, Corporal Lamba, and the Sikh Coalition will hold the first ever Vaisakhi celebration at the Pentagon.

  • Sat

    Auburn Seminary’s 18th Annual Lives of Commitment Awards Benefit Breakfast

    5:30 pmCipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street, New York, NY

    Honoring bold, resilient leaders of faith and moral courage who bridge religious divides, build community, pursue justice, and heal the world. To purchase tickets, click here. 

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