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Radio Darfur

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Nisrin Elamin, originally from Sudan, senior trainer and curriculum specialist at the NYC-based youth development organization Global Kids, talks about her work with grassroots groups like Sisterhood for Peace and an underground radio station in Darfur.

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Nisrin Elamin

Comments [7]

Shana Turner from New Orleans, LA.

Thank you Nisrin, your words about being strategic with how to support a community to build long-term sustainability couldn't have been said better. And you handled that question about "Arab vs. African" with so much patience, tact, and clarity, refocusing the listeners on the roots of the issue and not some superficial and simplistic dynamics. You spoke about the grassroots work that you are encouraging people to support like a pro! Thank you for doing what you do!

Mar. 09 2010 10:02 PM
laura Marie Thompson from Khartoum

Thank you so much - wonderful show.
A powerful reminder that
awareness and perspective shifting is as crucial as cash.

Dec. 10 2009 12:29 AM
Kevin Murungi from Brooklyn, NY

Nisrin, you are doing very important work. Thank you for your dedication and passion to this cause. The time for band aid solutions that address the symptoms rather than the cause of problems should come to an end. As suggested by Ms. Elamin, the more productive course would be to work in solidarity with existing local grassroots efforts to bring lasting change.

Dec. 09 2009 10:54 AM
rik panganiban from Brooklyn

Nisrin, thanks so much for all that you do to bring peace and reconciliation to the people of Darfur, and beyond.

You are an inspiration.

Dec. 07 2009 11:55 PM
the truth! from BKNY

Let's bring democracy to Darfur and get rid of the dictators! Afterall we are fighting so hard to bring democracy in the middle east, well ITS NOT WORKING let's try something new.

Dec. 03 2009 11:45 AM
john from office

All this sounds like activity that makes people feel good and not actually gets things done. When will there be true leadership in africa not petty dictators.

Dec. 03 2009 11:37 AM
the truth! from BKNY

I disagree that assistance makes people dependant. If so, let's go with it anyway the US is helping everyone else in the world, even those who don't welcome the assistance!

Dec. 03 2009 11:37 AM

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