Welcome back! We're at Episode Five of this first season of The Mic Drop and we hope you're enjoying it so far - please do share your feedback with us!
This week we are back with Mohammed Taher who will be interviewing Sam. Sam is famous across the UK, one of the friendliest humans you will ever meet and soon to be Liverpool's finest tour guide. In this conversation they discuss Sam's journey from Malaysia to Liverpool via Cornwall, the importance of public support in the asylum process and studying for the future.
The Mic Drop is a collaborative podcast with the sole purpose of creating a space ‘for migrants by migrants’ exercising agency and exchange through a shared space of collective thinking, storytelling and debate.
Listen to The Mic Drop - Season One, Episode Five: Sam, here:
Transcript of The Mic Drop - Season One, Episode Five: Sam
Sam is interviewed by Mohammed Taher
Mohammed Taher has been a Community Development Officer working with BAME communities for the last 10 years. He is currently employed by Mersey Care NHS Trust. Mohammad also known as Mo, has mainly been working with people seeking asylum and refugees in Liverpool to support their mental health.
Mo helped to start Many Hands One Heart (MHOH) in 2016 in partnership with Sahir House and Armistead. During the last 4 years he has worked with MHOH to organise several events for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and has helped them to develop several projects such as The Mic Drop.