Sonny Singh, MEd

Sonny received his master’s degree in social justice education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he practiced using education as a tool for liberation. Since moving to New York City, he has worked for the union UNITE HERE and was a community organizer at the Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project and the Sikh Coalition and a humane education instructor with HEART. Sonny has written essays and articles on race, religion, and social justice for The Huffington Post, India AbroadThe Langar HallColorlinesSikh ChicLeft TurnThe Asian American Literary Review, and Open City Magazine. He was a 2014-15 Open City Fellow for the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, covering stories in Richmond Hill, Queens. Sonny has been designing and facilitating workshops and classes on social justice for more than 15 years. He is a member of the training teams at Border Crossers, which trains educators on racial justice, and Race Forward. He is also a musician and tours with the Brooklyn-based bhangra brass band Red Baraat.

Education

  • MEd, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Sonny Singh, MEd

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