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2022 Changemaker Somali Sisters Network: Culture Shifters

(L-R) Sadia Ali, Safiya Ali, Farhiyo Hashi, Anisa Haji, and…
Habon Abdulle

Habon Abdulle on How to Build Support for Candidates

We often focus on what patriarchy is doing to us. We don't focus on what we are doing to patriarchy.
Nausheena Hussain

Talking With Nausheena Hussain

I feel the patriarchy society has socialized us to constantly compete with each other, and we have to shut that down. We have to break that and disrupt that by doing things together.

Naheed and Yusra Murad: Supporting Basic Needs

“It is not possible for someone to have a sense of physical, mental, and social well-being without having safe, stable, dignified housing.”

Ellen Longfellow: Winning Civil Rights

“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”

Mobilizing New Voters

I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”

Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Demystifying Autism

Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Disability Justice Advocate

The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

Fear of Immigrants: An Economic Strategy

based on a book by Erika Lee A large segment of the U.S.…

The Language of Professionals

When I was first thinking of applying to college, my knowledge…

My Path Into Labor Rights

"One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness." — Wired magazine

Tag Archive for: Muslim