Friday, August 6, 2010

Local Ethiopians seek help to open a community center

Mulu says there is clearly a need. Her generation, which overcame hardships in emigrating from Ethiopia to the U.S., has raised children who grew up outside their native country and language. While many successfully bridged the two cultures and are off to bright futures, she and others want to reverse an increase in Ethiopian youth who struggle and wind up in trouble with the law. The association would like to help counter that problem with a center where youth could go for activities, mentoring and cultural learning. "We'd like to leave something for the next generation," she said. Read more...


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