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By Community Contributor on June 4, 2012
As a young girl, Semhar Araia worked to bring attention to the war happening in her family’s home country of Eritrea in Africa.
In elementary school, Araia received permission from the principal to hold a fund-raiser to support people in Eritrea suffering as the result of a long war.
She spoke to different classrooms, held an event...
(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Thursday, April 26, the White House will invite DAWN founder Semhar Araia along with eleven other past Champions of Change to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Champions of Change program with President Obama. The invitees will have an informal discussion with the President about the ongoing work they devote to their respective communities. This incredible honor...
By Roza Essaw
Published: Sunday, November 13, 2011
In collaboration with the Horn of Africa Peace and Development Center, the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies hosted the "Conflict Resolution in the Horn of Africa" event Friday in the Meadows Museum, bringing together experts on critical issues facing the region.
The Horn of Africa is the easternmost projection of the...