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Checking in on Lewiston’s Somali community

Today at 5 p.m. ET, MPBN’s Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks is re-airing its Feb. 11 telecast of “Lewiston’s Somali Community Turns 10,” about the state of this Maine small city and its immigrant community, now a decade after thousands of Somali refugees first began to arrive. The program features a panel with: Fatuma Hussein, Somali […]

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Tag Archives: Maine

Support women refugees in Portland this Friday

Artists of the International Women’s Craft Collective will be selling their textile crafts at the Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, Maine, this Fri., Aug. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. These women – refugees from Burma, Iraq, Sudan and Somalia – are hoping to find success in their new business venture; 100% of […]

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