Actor Barkhad Abdi Joins Rep. Keith Ellison for Somali Remittances Roundtable

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Rep. Ellison

Hosted by Oxfam America and Adeso on May 12 in Minneapolis

Oxfam America and Adeso will hold a Roundtable discussion on Monday, May 12, 2014 to discuss ways to improve the flow of remittances moving from Somali communities in the US to Somalia. Congressman Keith Ellison will speak along with Oscar-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi from Captain Phillips. The event will be moderated by Khadra Abdisalaam from Somali Public Radio.

WHO:

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

Barkhad Abdi, Oscar-Nominated Actor and Adeso Goodwill Ambassador

Degan Ali, Adeso Executive Director

Aden S. Hassan, Kaah Express

Khadra Abdisalaam, Somali Public Radio

WHAT: Roundtable Event - Keeping the Lifeline Open, Maintaining Remittances to Somalia

WHEN: May 12, 2014 from 7-9pm CDT

WHERE: Safari Restaurant, 3010 Fourth Ave South, Minneapolis

 

 

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