Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Meritorious Service Decorations – Civil Division
Meritorious Service Medal
Awarded on: October 17, 2017
Invested on: March 26, 2019
Amar (Alex) Sangha, M.S.M.
Delta, British Columbia
Amar (Alex) Sangha founded Sher Vancouver, a cultural and support group for LGBTQ South Asians, their friends, and their families. With patience and compassion, he has built bridges in his community and changed social attitudes toward all types of lifestyles. His courage to speak out in the face of prejudice and resistance paved the way for countless others to step forward and began a cross-cultural dialogue on understanding diversity.