In the government city of Ottawa, Ontario, lives Ruwedia Shira. A leader in the Somali community for the past 10 years. With her organization Daryeel , she has been at the forefront of starting homework clubs for Somali youth, programs for seniors and summer employment for students.
Live from Quarantine: A FB StorySlam was evening of real quarantine and pandemic stories presented by COVID story project featuring storytellers from across the country. Aired originally on 8/13, the storytellers included: Aditya Surendran, Ayun Halliday, Wendy Kaplan, Jessica Valerio, and Leah Williams.
From stories of life at home, comedy about ordering Domino's and plans adjusted- these storytellers are showing us that none of us are alone.