Date: July 7
Time: 5 pm
Register here: https://bit.ly/maineimmigrantleaders
Join us as BDN reporter Eesha Pendharkar talks to three Maine immigrants who have been called to serve their communities:
Angela Okafor: Bangor City Council
She is the first immigrant and first person of color to serve on the Bangor City Council.
City of Bangor, Maine - City Hall
Pious Ali: Portland City Council
He is the first African-born Muslim American to be elected to a public office in Maine, becoming a member of the city’s elected Board of Public Education in 2013.
City of Portland, Maine
Safiya Khalid: Lewiston City Council
She is the first Somali American to serve on the Lewiston City Council.
City of Lewiston
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