Community in Unity: Immigration & Integration

More and more people are moving to Alaska from other parts of the world both as immigrants and refugees. They contribute to the local community and economy. How do we, as a community, make their transitions more successful and the community more welcoming? How do people both preserve their cultures and integrate into Alaska?

Host: Anne Hillman, reporter, Urban Affairs Desk, KSKA-Anchorage

Panelists:

  • Robin Bronen, Alaska Institute for Justice
  • Lucy Hansen, Polynesian Association of Alaska
  • Dulce Whited, former Immigrant Community Outreach Advocate
  • Marie Husa, Alaska Federation of Filipino Americans

BROADCAST TIME:

KSKA: Wednesday, August 3, at 2:00 p.m. on 91.1 FM

KAKM: Thursday, June 30, at 7:00 p.m. on KAKM Channel 7

ABOUT COMMUNITY IN UNITY

Community in Unity is a series of public forums exploring contemporary urban challenges in Alaska.

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After being told innumerable times that maybe she asked too many questions, Anne Hillman decided to pursue a career in journalism. She's reported from around Alaska since 2007 and briefly worked as a community radio journalism trainer in rural South Sudan. ahillman (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8447  |  About Anne

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