Sonny Singh is a Brooklyn-based social justice educator, facilitator, writer, and musician. He has been active in movements for social and economic justice since high school. He received his Master’s Degree in Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2003, where he studied and practiced the art of using education as a tool for liberation. Since moving to NYC in 2003, Sonny has worked in the labor movement for the union UNITE HERE, was a Community Organizer at the Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP), a Community Organizer at the Sikh Coalition, and a Humane Education Instructor with HEART.
Sonny has been designing and facilitating workshops and classes related to issues of oppression and strategies for creating social justice for over 15 years, and regularly facilitates trainings for nonprofit organizations, activist groups, schools, and colleges/universities. He is a part of the training teams at Center for Racial Justice in Education, which trains teachers on race, as well as Race Forward. He is also the Social Justice Education Specialist at the School for International Training, which runs study abroad programs around the world. Sonny is a trumpet player, singer, and dhol player, and an original member of the bhangra brass band, Red Baraat.