The Oromo Community Association in Chicago was featured on Chicago Public Radio’s Worldview program on Wednesday, October 20, 2010. Listen below the full segment of the program on the Oromo people, the Oromo Community Association in Chicago, and the benefit jazz concert that the Association will hold on October 24, 2010.
From the Chicago Public Radio:
There are an estimated 40 million Oromo in Ethiopia, which makes them the nation’s largest ethnic group. Their numbers extend into Kenya and Somalia as well. Yet, despite their wide influence in the Horn of Africa, many people have never heard of the Oromo. Seenna Jimjimo of Chicago’s Oromo Community Association and Kadiro Elemo talk with Jerome about the Oromo culture, the struggle for independence and the local Oromo community in Chicago.
EVENT: Jazz for Peace Concert for the Oromo Community Association
When: Sunday October 24, 2010, 6:00pm
Where: Unity Lutheran Church 1212 W. Balmoral Avenue, Chicago, IL.
For tickets, call 773-653-5056.