Live Abroad at Home: Denver’s Hidden Ethiopia

Earlier this week I was given an address for a meeting somewhere in the middle of Denver. When I arrived all I found was a small brown office complex with an unmarked door. I thought I must have gotten lost but after I walked through the entrance I immediately found what I was looking for, a little white plaque that read “Ethiopian Community Center Suite 219”. This is where I was to meet Millete Birhanemaskel, a young and professional looking woman who is also the founder of this brand new community center. We arranged a meeting because I, not knowing anything about Ethiopian culture, believed this was the best place to come to learn. She quickly reassured me I had come to the right place. Read More


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