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March Forth Open Meeting with Fatuma Hussein

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Fatuma Hussein, executive director of the Immigrant Resource Center of Maine, will be speaking to us about her work and how we can bridge our communities. Ms. Hussein is a leading voice against gender-based violence in the African immigrant community and in society at large. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, the oldest of thirteen children, Hussein lived in a Kenyan refugee camp after civil war broke out in Somalia in 1991. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1993, where she attended high school. Seeking relief from congestion and crime in urban Atlanta, she moved with her family to Maine, eventually settling in the Lewiston-Auburn area. She received an honorary degree from Bowdoin College in May, 2017.

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Date:
March 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

March Forth Maine
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/MarchForthMaine/

Venue

The Woodfords Club
179 Woodfords Street
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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