Asylee Women Enterprise, Interview #1

Item

Title

Asylee Women Enterprise, Interview #1

Description

A conversation providing insight as to how female asylum seekers to the US are coping through COVID-19, with an emphasis on relief work. Also provides excellent insight as to support organizations, and different types of support they can provide beyond community during the pandemic through community building and guidence through trauma.

Date Created

August 7, 2020

Interviewer

Iman AbdoulKarim
Fatima Bamba
Kayla Wheeler (advisor)

Interviewee

Tiffany Nelms

Community

Asylee Women Enterprise

State

Maryland

Place

Baltimore

Genre

oral history

Subject

Relief Work
Women
Community
Community Building
Trauma
Mental Health
Asylum Seekers
Well Being
Healing
Religious Freedom
Virtual Learning

Language

English

Table Of Contents

00:03:00 Organizational mission; assessment of relief work before coronavirus; community building
00:06:50 Assessment of relief work before coronavirus; community building
00:11:45: Assessment of relief work during coronavirus; Understanding the pandemic and government responses to it
00:15:00 Assessment of relief work during coronavirus; New rituals/practices to accommodate social distancing requirements
00:21:30 New rituals/practices to accommodate social distancing requirements; community building; survival and previous experiences with trauma
00:23:33 Assessment of relief work; community building; celebrating and finding joy
00:25:14 Community building; survival and previous experiences with trauma