African Voices Special: Malian Voices

Welcome to Malian Voices, an African Voices Podcast special that highlights the lives and stories of Malian nationals living in Chicago. In this special, we talk to Ousmane Drame, Imam of Masjid Al-Farooq located in the city’s South Side, who speaks on the current crisis in Mali. We also speak to Bukie Adekoje, UAO’s Research and Policy Associate, who speaks on UAO’s efforts to get Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Malians, and how to get involved through advocacy work. At the end of the special, we highlight upcoming events in the Chicagoland area.

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Upcoming Events:Citizenship Workshop
Tuesday, February 19
Korean Martys Catholic Church
4115 N. Kedvale Ave, Chicago, IL 60641Community Organizing Workshop
Saturday, February 23
LOCATED AT: 10 W 35th Street, Chicago Il 60616
This workshop will equip you with tools in engaging,organizing, and mobilizing people in your communities or group to make an impact.
TO REGISTER, visit University presents:
Yari Yari Pamberi: Black Women Dissecting Globalizaton Film Screening and Discussion
with Misty DeBerry
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Rosati Room 300, Richardson Library, Chicago, Il 60614

Thank you for listening to Malian Voices, an African Voices Podcast special. The music you’ve heard in this episode have been “Naanaaye” and “Tea Ceremony 3” by Etran Finitawa, and Yenna by Ali Furka Toure. Until next month! Thanks for listening.
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