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Black in Brighton.

Focus Mariam Issa's Brighton garden is open to anyone. It's how the Somali refugee works to break down barriers in the wealthy bayside suburb .......
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Mariam Issa Teaches Resilience

Born on a still day, in the equator town of Kismayo, 500 kilometres south of the Somalian capital, Mariam Issa grew up in the shadow of brothers ....... 

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DHSV

Refugee advocate Mariam Issa

Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is set to officially announce Carol Cooke AM and Mariam Issa as the 2016 Smile Ambassadors, at the 2015 ......

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Growing a Village

The garden for Resilient Aspiring Women. It's a community hub filled with fruit trees, vegetables, herbs, chooks and more. It's a place where people come.......

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Mariam Issa,  social activist

Somali-born Mariam Issa describes herself as an author, writer, mother, storyteller, visionary, social activist and community connector.

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Local Hero

In a backyard in affluent Brighton, Mariam Issa stands tall. She’s surrounded by fruit trees and vegies, while chooks cluck away in the corner. Three years ago....

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