The purpose of Jakara Movement
is to encourage awareness of Sikhi through education, research, and
community outreach initiatives.
Founded in 2000, the Jakara
Movement began as a collegiate conference, but has evolved into an
institution for the recruitment and training of volunteers and a hub for
the Sikh Californian youth. With a focus on the interstices of
education, health, gender, and social justice, the Jakara Movement
inclusively engages large sections of the Sikh youth in various projects
to strengthen their identity and consciousness as Sikhs, foster
education through service-learning, and inspire activism and
volunteerism within the greater Qaum.