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What's Your American Dream? Conversations with author Malaka Gharib

What's Your American Dream? Conversations with author Malaka Gharib

Join us as we talk with author Malaka Gharib about her experiences growing up Filipino-Egyptian-American. 

Malaka's mother is from the Philippines and her father is from Egypt.  Last year Malaka published her zine-style memoir I Was Their American Dream about growing up in southern California and Egypt.  

Malaka currently works as Deputy Editor and Digital Strategist for National Public Radio for NPR's Goats and Soda reporting team, focusing on global health and development.  

Teen volunteer hours are available for this event. For more information, visit Conversations with Malaka Gharib Teen Volunteer Hours

This program is made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org


 Please register below and you’ll be sent the online meeting details. 


Thursday, November 12, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Adults     Kids     Teens     Tweens  
  Community and Culture     Special Events  

Registration is required. There are 485 spots available.

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