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February 2021

A Conversation with Abdi Nor Iftin

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Join us for a relaxed conversation with Call Me American author Abdi Nor Iftin. He’ll tell his incredible tale of survival in war-torn Somalia and dramatic immigration path to the U.S. Abdi will also answer your questions about both his memoir and what has happened in his life since it was published. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134457432801', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134457432801', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });  

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The Immigrant Experience: A Panel Discussion

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
Free

Join the audience as a panel of immigrants living in Milwaukee talk about what made them come to America, how that journey transpired, and what they found when they arrived. They'll touch on topics such as expectations vs. reality, assimilation, prejudice and acceptance. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134459795869', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134459795869', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });  

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Book Discussion #1

February 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
Free

If you’d like to talk about Call Me American with your fellow Tosans, join us online for this small-group Zoom discussion, free and open to the public. We will email you the Zoom meeting link the day before the discussion. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134657679745', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134657679745', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });

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Somalis in Wisconsin

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
Free

Like many American cities, Milwaukee has a vibrant Somali community. Find out how Milwaukee has welcomed them and how they keep their culture alive as they strive to make Wisconsin their new home. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134661607493', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134661607493', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });  

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Immigration Today

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Immigration law is not only complex, it’s also constantly evolving. Marquette University Law School Associate Professor Ed Fallone will talk about the nuts and bolts of immigration law and answer your questions about what changed under the last administration and what might be happening next. Fallone has helped form three nonprofits serving the legal needs of immigrants in Milwaukee. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134663019717', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId:…

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Book Discussion #2

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Online
Free

If you’d like to talk about Call Me American with your fellow Tosans, join us online for this small-group Zoom discussion, free and open to the public. We will email you the Zoom meeting link the day before the discussion. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134665342665', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134665342665', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });

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Book Discussion #3

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online
Free

If you’d like to talk about Call Me American with your fellow Tosans, join us online for this small-group Zoom discussion, free and open to the public. We will email you the Zoom meeting link the day before the discussion. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134665531229', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134665531229', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });

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An Open Discussion About Islam, Muslims and Contemporary Issues

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
Free

Othman Atta, Director of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee, presents a frank discussion about Islam, Muslims in the U.S. and abroad, and issues such as fundamentalism and women’s roles in Islam. There will be plenty of time to ask questions.   Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134663535259', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134663535259', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });  

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Book Discussion #4

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 12012 W. North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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If you’d like to talk about Call Me American with your fellow Tosans, join us in person (socially distanced, masks required) at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. In-person attendance is limited to 25 people. You may also join this discussion online. Open up your Zoom app and select "Join Meeting." The meeting ID is 862 1576 4558 and the Password is 12012. No advance registration is required for the in-person discussion. If you have questions, call Mt. Zion Lutheran Church at 414-258-0456.

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Henna 101

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
Free

Before Somali weddings and holidays, it’s customary for a woman to get her hands or feet decorated with intricate patterns in henna. Learn about this tradition, then get step-by-step instructions on how to create a henna pattern on yourself or a brave friend or family member. Each participant will get a tube of henna in advance. Space is limited. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134664859219', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId:…

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Book Discussion #5

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free

If you’d like to talk about Call Me American with your fellow Tosans, join us online for this small-group Zoom discussion, free and open to the public. We will email you the Zoom meeting link the day before the discussion. Register Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '134665856201', modal: true, modalTriggerElementId: 'eventbrite-widget-modal-trigger-134665856201', onOrderComplete: exampleCallback });

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