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Jul 07

BDN Events Online: Immigrants Who Serve Their Communities

Tuesday, July 7 –

Event Time: 5 pm

Date: July 7 Time: 5 pm Cost: Free Register here: 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 Thank you to our event partner, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, for helping to make these events possible.
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