Somali Canadian Habiba Ali is a proud mother, Social Service Worker, Playwright, Poet, Comedian, Arts Educator and mental health advocate from the City of Ottawa. Audiences from all ethnic backgrounds have said that they truly enjoy her works of art.
Somalis are one of the largest African diaspora communities in Canada, with an estimated 62,550 Somalis living in Canada, although ten years ago, Somali agencies estimated that number was closer to 150,000. Somali-Canadians represent a vibrant part of Ontarian and Canadian society.
The Justice for Abdirahman Coalition, in collaboration with community partners, will be holding a march to stand against the violence inflicted on Black bodies that has been willfully ignored by our institutions.