Eps. 7 We Are In This Together – Hanan Yahya from Detroit [Video/Podcast]

Hanan Ali Yahya is a first-generation Yemeni-American raised in Detroit. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 where she studied Urban Studies and Entrepreneurship. She currently works as the Community and Policy Coordinator for Detroit City Council Member Raquel Castaneda-Lopez.

We Are In This Together is an unscripted live broadcast program that collects conversations and oral reflections of humans from different aspects of life in different parts of the world during the Corona Virus Pandemic and Social Isolation situation.

In her current position, she serves as the liaison between City Council and the District 6 community; building the capacity of community groups and leaders to address neighborhood challenges and advocate for policy changes. Building a Detroit where every voice is valued is the vision of Team Rocky. The team works with a guiding mission to promote a just and thriving Detroit through community advocacy, public service, and inclusive policy.

Hanan thrives in innovative organizations and is passionate about social entrepreneurship and public service. She invests her free time exploring the world, building socially innovative projects, and fostering her self-development.



Copy of Copy of We are in this together (4)

Dearborn Blog Podcast for Apple devices: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dearborn-open-mic

Podcast for Android device:https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/dearborn-blog/dearborn-open-mic

Open Mic Archive: Dearbornblog.com/openmic

Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/dearbornblog

Follow us on Twitter: Twitter.com/dearbornblog

Follow us on Instagram: Instagram.com/dearbornblog

Subscribe to our Youtube Chanel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCziFy4hrJjtVDILGnBJpcTQ

Playlists: Arabic Videos from Dearborn Open Mic:


English Videos from Dearborn Open Mic:


Subscribe to email list: Dearbornblog.com and click “follow”

Sign up for Dearborn Open Mic: bit.ly/dearbornopenmic

Sponsor Dearborn Blog: dearbornblog.com/sponsors

Thank you for our sponsors:


W Design and Development W Design and Development




W Planner


iCode Dearborn


Arab American Center for Culture & Arts


Wissam Charafeddine


Please, leave a comment...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: