Categories: News and Events

Meeting with SAPAC President

On Saturday, July 8th President of SAPAC, Dr. Maqbool Halepota, met with the SAPAC team in Washington D.C. The meeting mainly focused on the upcoming Sindhi American Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program where the SAPAC team along with Sindhi youth will be meeting with over 70 Senators/Representatives and their staff. President Halepota assisted us in […]

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Categories: News and Events, Press Releases

Sherman Questions Secretary of State Tillerson During Foreign Affairs Budget Hearing

Below is a clip with Congressman Sherman’s comments on Sindh at the Foreign Affairs Budget Hearing held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. At minute 2:46, Congressman Brad Sherman asks the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, to allot funding to print and provide textbooks for schools in Sindh, as well as to expand U.S. broadcasting in the […]

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Categories: Issues

Protecting Girls: Global Efforts to End Child Marriage

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, 09/14/16 Child marriage, despite being a widespread and global crisis with a multitude of implications for quality of life, is an often overlooked issue. Today, there are approximately 250 million women who were married before the age of fifteen, with approximately 15 million girls being married annually. Child marriage influences […]

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Categories: Issues

Peace through Entrepreneurship at the Brooking’s Institute

Steven Koltai’s moving presentation on Peace through Entrepreneurship at the Brookings Institution raised several compelling points on how the U.S. can utilize investment in entrepreneurship as an avenue toward stability. He proposed a shift, a reorientation of U.S. foreign policy and funding from unregulated aid to developing countries, to entrepreneurship as a tool of empowerment […]

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Categories: News and Events, Press Releases

Report on the Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program

Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program on Capitol Hill:        SAPAC held its Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program from July 13th-15th, 2016. Eight participants from around the nation came to Capitol Hill to join SAPAC to advocate for Sindhis. This entailed splitting these participants up into four different groups so […]

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Categories: Issues, Press Releases

SAPAC ATTENDS CONGRESSIONAL HEARING: PAKISTAN: CHALLENGES FOR U.S. INTERESTS

           The United States’ relationship with Pakistan has been complex and transactional to date. Things have drastically changed since 9/11 and have since been in a tumultuous state. Although they have been a strategic and invaluable ally in the War against Terror, they have also been selectively cooperative considering the copious […]

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