Challenges Facing New American Communities

Panelists Mr. Sandol Khalaf, Executive Director of Shanta Link, Mr. Mohamed Mohamud, Executive Director of the Somali American Parent Association (SAPA), and Ms. Bukola Oriola, Executive Director of The Enitan Story, visited ADC for the first of its Community Conversations on Thursday, February 25, 2016. They spoke of the challenges facing New American communities as they learn and understand the American way of life, and answered questions from the audience. This early morning event featured breakfast food from Afro-Deli and was sponsored and made possible by HIAS and The Linking Communities Project.

  • Community leaders Sandol Khalaf, Mohamed Mohamud, and Buko Oriola address small gathering
  • Mohamed Mohamud of the Somali American Parent Association addresses the gathering