[caption id="attachment_176140" align="alignright" width="350"] Nasir Bin Zakaria[/caption] “We can do so many things when we are organized,” says Nasir Bin Zakaria, reflecting on what he has achieved in Chicago by creating a community space for Rohingya refugees for learning, healing, and advocating. The Rohingya are a stateless Muslim minority in Myanmar. As a young Rohingya child growing up in Myanmar, Bin Zakaria and his family were in physical danger. He faced discrimination when he was finally able to attend school and the one constant in life was a sense of unpredictability. Over half a million Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.
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Keep your skin healthy this summer! In the past several years I have seen an increase in both women and men seeking long term anti-aging regimens. Light bulbs are going off and folks are beginning to understand that caring for skin should have the same approach as caring for the body (i.e., going to the gym, being active, eating whole foods, etc.). For the serious skincare enthusiasts (or anyone interested in getting there), here are some things to consider: 1. Exfoliation, laser treatments, and photorejuvenation procedures are safe to do in the summer months. It’s best to continue treatment therapy all year long, and should not be stopped in the summer. You can still enjoy the weather and