Ep. 765 A Look at Chicago's Muslim Turkey Drive

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Tariq is joined by Sofia Shakir, Lead Organizer for the Chicago Muslim Turkey Drive. We touch base with her to talk about this annual event, now in its 19th year, that distributes 5,000 Turkeys to deserving families on Chicago's South, and Southwest side. We talk about the results of consistency, building partnerships with school leadership, and a surprising impact on parent participation in the schools.

Guest:Sofia Shakir/p>

Host/Producer:Tariq I. El-Amin

Executive Producer:Abdul Malik Mujahid

 

Music:

Lessazo - Moussa - http://bit.ly/2wHdV6z

Executive Producer: Abdul Malik Mujahid

Producer: Tariq El Amin

Guests

Sofia Shakir

Lead Organizer at the Chicago Muslim Turkey Drive, which provides Turkeys to deserving families on Chicago's south (and southwest) side each Thanksgiving. 

They partner with public schools, and community organizations to distribute 5,000 Turkeys annually. The drive is in its 19th year. 


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