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Written by on February 5, 2013

An unending cry for freedom

here’s the latest offering by one of our global bloggers, another excellent story, steve, go to http://globalpressinstitute.org to By Saideh Jamshidi “Khodaya,” The Word Vahdat Has Written a Hundred Thousand Times   It is not too hard to find the Redline Milwaukee art gallery. My square GPS device is able to locate and identify the […]

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Written by on December 6, 2012

The names that we can’t leave behind

Crossing borders we sometimes suffer losses. Our career. Our identity. Our name. The struggle is to recover from these losses. Here is an excellent contribution from one of our global bloggers about the name she could not forsake. You can find it here and at globalpressinstitute.org steve@chicagoistheworld.org By Saideh Jamshidi I love My Name   […]

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Written by on November 29, 2012

Chasing a Dream

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 Valeria Fanelli is our newest member of our global bloggers effort. This is our partnership with the Global Press Institute and our link to female bloggers around this world.Steve@chicagoistheworld.org The American Dream is Not for Everybodyby Valeria Fanelli When Elizabeth Hendren moved to Chicago from Birmingham, she was very excited to start a new life […]

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Written by on November 11, 2012

Women Know Their Rights

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Here’s a blog by a new member of our global blogging effort   By Saba  Jamshidi An Important Verdict in Madison On third Sunday of each month, since November 2011, a group of Iranian-American women in Madison, WI, gather to talk about a favorite social issue. In their meeting they want to inform, empower and […]

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Written by on October 25, 2012

The Arab Spring pulses here too

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(here’s another blog from our team of global bloggers) By TARA WEINBERG GLOBAL CONNECT BLOGGER The Arab Spring has touched Amira Kefi, Essam El Hashani and Ahmed Rehab. They carry it around with them daily though they are far from the uprisings that changed theirs and many others’ lives.   They wonder what is ahead […]

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Written by on September 20, 2012

The upheaval travels with her

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Here is a blobpost from one of the women bloggers who have been taken part in our partnership with the Global Press Institute. They are telling the stories of the women in Chicago’s immigrant communities. We’ll post some early ones and keep you up to date on the latest posts. If you have any questions, […]

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Written by on September 6, 2012

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