Egal Shidad: Stories of Somali Health will debut its third documentary during an Open House on Sunday, November 7,
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at KFAI's studios, 1808 Riverside Avenue. This 30 minute documentary will focus on healthy relationships between youth and parents and will air during KFAI's Somali Voices at 7:00 p.m. A question and answer period, live from Studio 5, will follow with Somali community leaders and residents joining the discussion.
Egal Shidad is one of eight New Routes to Community Health projects where immigrant organizations, media makers and community institutions have partnered to improve the health of immigrants by making media that addresses their specific needs. Egal Shidad is a partnership between KFAI Radio, St. Paul Neighborhood Network, Emergency Community and Health Outreach (ECHO) and the Confederation of Somali Community. For an in-depth look at the three-year long Egal Shidad project click here.
New Routes to Community Health is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with direction and technical assistance from the Benton Foundation and MasComm Associates, LLC.