S1, E14 (Apr. 17, 2023): The MENA Caucus

Guests: Sen. Nader Hashim, Rep. Golrang “Rey” Garofano, Rep. Mary-Katherine Abdel-Ghany Stone, and Rep. Dara Torre

Senator Nader Hashim (D-Windham)Representative Golrang “Rey” Garofano (D-Essex), and Representative Mary-Katherine Abdel-Ghany Stone (D-Burlington) comprise the MENA Caucus. MENA is an acronym referring to the group of countries situated in the Middle East and in North Africa. The three share the stories of their journeys to Vermont, campaigning, their experiences with assimilation, as well as being visible leaders for other Iranians and Egyptians living in Vermont.

Representative Dara Torre (D-Moretown) shares the latest from her committee, including the vote on Affordable Heat Act and work on the housing equity bill. Read the full transcript here.