Harris County Public Library
RAHMA SALLU is a passionate social entrepreneur and philanthropist with over 15+ years of experience leading change in underserved communities in Africa and North America. Rahma graduated with a Master’s Degree in Cooperative and Community Development and has dedicated her career to promoting equality and equity. She is a Project Manager in Texas, supporting the BIPOC population in strengthening their economy by providing access to workforce development resources and small business development opportunities.
The Harris County Public Library in Texas, facing the challenge of accommodating its diverse immigrant population, is partnering with FUSE to expand programming and services for immigrants, particularly in the context of citizenship and naturalization. FUSE Executive Fellow Rahma Sallu will conduct a listening tour to gather input and identify current programming gaps while researching successful programs worldwide. By implementing an actionable strategy, the Library aims to raise awareness of services, build partnerships, and serve as a nationwide model for other library systems.