Asylee Women Enterprise, Interview #2

Item

Title

Asylee Women Enterprise, Interview #2

Description

Tiffany Nelms from the Asylee Women Enterprise talks about the ways in which their organization is adapting to COVID and continuing to provide a safe and supportive environment for their community. She also discusses the dramatic toll that the pandemic has taken on the refugee community.

Date Created

August 18, 2020

Interviewer

Iman AbdoulKarim
Fatima Bamba
Kayla Wheeler (advisor)

Interviewee

Tiffany Nelms

Community

Asylee Women Enterprise

State

Maryland

Place

Baltimore

Genre

Oral history

Subject

Survival
Government response
Community building
Mental health
COVID
Virtual community

Language

English

Table Of Contents

00:01:20 Community Building; mental health and well being
00:4:00 Celebrating and finding joy; finding community
00:07:56 Community building; survival and tools from previous experiences
00:10:50 Honoring the dead; healing and mourning; survival and tools from previous experiences
00:13:48 Mental health and wellness; survival and tools from previous experiences; community
00:20:21 Government response to coronavirus
00:23:47: Assessment of relief work; government response to coronavirus