Who Is Your Neighbor? Series: Somali Culture

Mahamed Rage

Mahamed Rage

Somalis are not new to the United States. The first Somalis to arrive on U.S. soil were sailors. In the 60s and 70s the majority of Somalis were students. But in the mid to late 90s the number of Somalis exploded as civil war devastated their homeland. Presently, between 100,000 and 150,000 Somalis call the U.S. home, and there are approximately 3,000-4,000 Somalis in Northeast Wisconsin.

Come learn about the history, culture, and religious beliefs of the Somali people as we build relationships with our neighbors in Northeast Wisconsin.

  • Presenter: Mahamed Rage, co-founder and vice-president of COMSA
  • Cost: Free will offering (suggested donation $5)
  • Registration appreciated

Please note: online registration is appreciated. The registration form can be found below under “Bookings.” Please register for one person at a time. This helps us maintain accurate registration numbers! If you have any questions, please contact the Norbertine Center for Spirituality office at or call 920.337.4315.

Upcoming Presentations:

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Date(s) - Thursday March 14, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Norbert Abbey



Bookings are closed for this event. Please contact the Norbertine Center for Spirituality with questions or concerns or to be put on a waiting list: 920.337.4315 or

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