Supporting Families of Displacement
The Tiyya Foundation is a grassroots nonprofit organization providing community support for families of refugees, low-income immigrants, and displaced Americans. Come and learn about the challenges these communities face with resettlement, Islamaphobia, and bullying.
- Resettlement process for refugees and asylum seekers
- Obstacles that community members are facing
- How you can help combat bullying and provide education services for parents
About The Presenter
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Tiyya Foundation
Meymuna Hussein-Cattan and her mother, Owliya Dima, are co-founders of The Tiyya Foundation; a nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to providing community support for families of refugees, low-income immigrants, and displaced Americans in the Orange County and Greater Los Angeles regions. Meymuna was born in an Ethiopian refugee camp in Somalia, in 1980, her parents having fled Ethiopia in the early 1970s due to civil unrest. She received her BA in Social Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, her MA in Organizational Management from Antioch University, and she holds a certificate from Cal State Dominguez Hills in Administration & Grant Writing.