Kanwalroop Kaur Singh
Unmuted: The Voice of Resilience
Prepare to unmute yourself. In a heartfelt conversation with Jen Chien, Kanwalroop Kaur Singh helps us observe and experience pain and suffering, and move through that space to become an agent of change. Kaur Sing – aka Roop – gives a voice to the Sikh community, working with immigrant communities experiencing violence from detention, mass incarceration and racial injustice. She’ll offer personal stories from her years at UCLA School of Law, sharing roots that lie on both the Pakistan and India sides of modern-day Punjab. Roop’s expression of resilience will be a healing balm for you in these weeks leading up to the election. Listen, and be lifted.
About Kanwalroop Kaur Singh
Kanwalroop Kaur Singh is a Sikh writer and recent law school grad, JD at UCLA School of Law, where she has worked with communities facing violence due to immigrant detention, mass incarceration and racial injustice. The daughter of immigrants, she was born in California but her roots lie on both the Pakistan and India sides of modern-day Punjab. Her name means “form of a lotus” in Punjabi. Learn more about her story at Asian American Writer’s Workshop and KALW.
Jennifer Chien (00:00):
You’re listening to above the fog, a podcast from Grace Cathedral and me, Jen Chien. This season is all about bridge builders, people in our communities who build connections and span divides. Today, I’m talking to Kanwalroop Kaur Singh….