Current Projects

John Lewis & Becoming Good Ancestors

Dear Friends, There is a cavern in my chest. One week ago today, we lost a giant in the labor for…


VIDEO: Reimagining America

This fourth of July, WATCH this powerful event -- Valarie Kaur in conversation with Van Jones and…


Unboxing the final copies!

My book comes out tomorrow!

Dear Friends & Family: My book comes out tomorrow! SEE NO STRANGER: A Memoir and Manifesto of…


What does revolutionary love look like now?

[Content Warning: police brutality, murder, coronavirus] Dear Friends, Our cities are burning. The…


Harness Gathering: Moving Through the Unknown

On April 10, Valarie joined Harness for a special online gathering: Moving Through the Unknown. The…


A Story of “Chardi Kala”

Hope is a feeling that waxes and wanes: No matter how hopeless we feel, we can find a way…


A story about love at the border

I just returned from a trip to the U.S.-Mexico Border in Tijuana with our team. We worked in an…


Happy Gurpurab

This month, Sikhs around the world are celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the…


Eighteen Years Ago Today...

Eighteen years ago today, a Sikh father was murdered in front of his store in Mesa, Arizona by a…


#NoMoreBystanders

On Saturday night, my parents took my four-year old to a summer concert in a park by the water. On…