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Two Minnesota Mayors Officially Proclaim Oromo Week

(OPride) – In recognition of Oromos growing importance to their community, mayors of Minnesota’s Twin Cities on Thursday proclaimed the week of June 29 to July 6, 2013 as “Oromo Week” in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

“An estimated 35,000 Oromo, most of whom refugee and asylees, have made Minneapolis and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul region their home, after fleeing persecution in their homeland,” Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak wrote in a proclamation document given to leaders of the Oromo Community of Minnesota (OCM).

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  1. badri adam:

    July 1, 2013 @ 6:49 am

    thank you for working hard to be recognize by your city mayor

  2. Aayoose:

    July 1, 2013 @ 10:34 pm

    Thank You Mayor