Originally aired July 13, 2021.
Today, Bihi is joined by Dr. Saida Abdi (UMN-CEHD School of Social Work) and students Zynab Ahmed, Safiya Mohamed, and Sofia Ali for a discussion about trauma in the community: its roots, its layers, its symptoms, and actions to take, all viewed from a lens rooted in social work and sociological research.
Originally aired June 22, 2021.
Bihi highlights the progress being made by Somali Americans running for office as political races for fall elections start heating up. Obah and Mohammed, two candidates in Seattle, call in to share their experiences, missions, and goals before their visit to Minneapolis.
After the break, Hafsa Ali (Minnesota Department of Health) joins Bihi and answers community- and family-focused questions about the COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesotan’s lives.
Guests: Mahmud Kanyare, Director, Youth and Family Circle.
Youth And Family Circle supports the growth and development of young adults in the inner-city through involvement in summer camps and year-round activities.
Mr. Bihi speaks with Abdu Rahman of the West Bank Business Association, Lake Street Council and Mixed Blood Theater about local business concerns post-uprising and amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the first half of the program, Mr. Bihi leads a discussion on the importance of being counted learns some historical information on the US Census from Andrew Bergen and Jean Heyer. In the second half, Hennepin County Public Health epidemiologist Dave Johnson and environmentalist Zamzam Abdirahman talk about the current state of COVID-19 cases in the Twin Cities.
Mr. Bihi speaks with Lul Nur and Nefisa Afure, psychotherapists at the Cedar-Riverside Cedar-Riverside Peoples Center.