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Saadia Khan
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Saadia Khan is the creator and host of the podcast called, “The Alien Chronicles: Immigrant Stories”. It is a weekly podcast that focuses on peoples’ journeys to America, specifically in NY and its surrounding areas. Every week, the podcast invites immigrants from all walks of life to share their stories. The goal is to create empathy for “the other” through relatable narratives. In today's polarized climate, the podcast strives to humanize immigrants through the intensely personal stories highlighting their experiences in the US.

Sarah C. Bishop
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

2018 AHDA fellow Sarah C. Bishop published a new book with Oxford University Press entitled “Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement”.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia presided over The Abolition Institute’s most recent ceremony recognizing individuals and/or organizations who are working toward the elimination of slavery in Mauritania. The Abolition Institute, which is based in Chicago, awarded the 2019 Aichana Abeid Boilil Award to Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and two staff members of WGHC Radio/Chicago. Aichana Abeid Boilil is the first woman to be rescued from slavery by SOS-Slaves, The Abolition Institute’s partner organization in Mauritania.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

“Being at Columbia was such a wonderful experience, it really opened my mind and got me to see legal education and human rights education in a very different way [from how] I was seeing it in Mexico.”

by David L. Phillips
Monday, February 25, 2019

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