Ottawa's Jewish community is volunteering to help young Somali-Canadians develop contacts in the city and break into professional fields.
The Canadian Somali Congress and the Canadian International Peace Project are holding an information and registration session this Saturday at Carleton University for Somali-Canadian university and college students and young professionals who might like to have a mentor.I think they should start a Canadian Janjaweed-Jewish Mentorship Project. Because, who knows, if you "mentor" a machete-wielder and try to put him in touch with a few professional contacts, maybe he won't want to slice off your Zionist head anymore.
The Canadian Somali-Jewish Mentorship Project in Ottawa is modelled on a successful program established in Toronto by Ahmed Hussen, president of the Canadian Somali Congress.
Hussen came up with the idea after running into a young Somali-Canadian with a degree in accounting who was working at Tim Hortons. The young man couldn't get the practical experience he needed to get chartered because he didn't know any accountants...