Somali Bantu women at Liberation Farms

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The Somali Bantu Community Association In the News

“Four Maine Nonprofits Receive First Quarter Grants from Androscoggin Bank’s MainStreet Foundation,” by Marnie Grumbach, Bangor Daily News, April 17, 2017. 

“In one town, how Mainers and new immigrants learned to coexist- until Trump,” by Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2017.

“Somali-American Man to Donald Trump: ‘I Am No Danger to the Community,’” by Sameer Rao, Colorlines, August 8, 2016.

“Mainers defend Somali neighbors against Trump,” by Brian MacQuarrie and Vivian Wang, Boston Globe, August 6, 2016.

“In Lewiston, a Cosmic Event,” by Gerry Boyle, Colby Magazine, Spring 2016.

“Author shares work on tracking Somalis’ journey,” Sun-Journal, Lewiston, ME, April 27, 2016

“The Power of a Story: Immigration in Maine,” by Jenna Farineau, Odyssey, April 26, 2016

“The 2016 Maine Sunday Telegram Source Awards,” Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald, April 6, 2016.

“Growing Trust,” a video about the Somali Bantu Farming Program by the Global Maine Collective, February 2016.

“Somali Bantus Celebrate 10 Years in Lewiston,” December 20, 2015, Lewiston Sun-Journal.

“Somalia: The Roots of Crisis,” an interview with Dr. Catherine Bateson about the Bantus of Maine, WMPG, Safe Space Radio, December 14, 2015.

“Somali Bantu celebrate harvest,” Sun Journal, Lewiston/Auburn, September 20, 2015

“Somali refugees find a farming oasis,” Boston Globe, August 17, 2015.

“Somali transplants put down roots in Maine,” Boston Globe, August 17, 2015.