President Obama said: “I am happy to light the White House diya, and wish you all a Happy Diwali and a Saal Mubarak”. A holiday has been declared for Diwali. The Indian community in the US, the Indian government and our Prime Minister have directly and indirectly lobbied to achieve this resolution for the first time.
- 16 Nov 2015
HAF (Hindu American Foundation) reports increased bullying of Hindu and Sikh American students in K-12 level, worsened further by lagging in accurate reporting. To help address this issue and develop solutions, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) has partnered with the White House Initiative on Asian American Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) to engage Hindu American students and parents on bullying and anti-bullying enforcement.
- 6 Aug 2015