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We are pleased to invite Dr. Alie Kabba, Executive Director of the United African Organization for an open-to-public roundtable discussion to discuss the “politics of immigrant integration in Illinois”.
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Wednesday, April 8th
Lunch will be served
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 4240
Chicago, IL, US, 60601
Alie Kabba is the Executive Director of the United African Organization (UAO), which is a dynamic coalition of African community-based associations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation and empowerment of African immigrants and refugees in Illinois. Under his leadership, UAO has become a highly visible and respected national advocacy organization with strategic focus on
grassroots organizing, leadership development and public policy analysis. He currently serves as Chair of the Golden Door Coalition, which is committed to the resettlement of refugees with dignity and the support necessary to thrive in the US. In his role as Board Chairman of Cable Access Network Television (CAN-TV), Alie Kabba’s efforts to give voice to issues affecting diverse communities in Chicago has propelled him to the forefront of shaping important dialogues and initiatives to make CAN-TV an invaluable public television resource for all constituencies in Chicago. He has served as Board President of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, which is a statewide coalition of more than 130 organizations dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social and political life of Illinois. Alie Kabba is recipient of many awards in recognition of his distinguished service and leadership role in multiple civic arenas.