Advocate Highlight

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Co-founded by 2020 Advocate Bakary Tandia, The Abolition Institute presented its 2020 Aichana Abeid Boilil Awards on February 12th at the Stone Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Named after the first woman rescued from slavery by SOS Esclaves, the award honors those in the “Land of Lincoln” who are fighting modern day slavery in Mauritania. Tandia is also a Case Manager and Policy Advocate at African Services Committee in New York City. He has guided every HRAP cohort since 2011 on how to maximize the HRAP experience.