Americans are debating who we are and who can aspire to join us. In Anchorage, a city where most people come from somewhere else, that debate is different because we’re such a diverse community. On the next Hometown Alaska, we’ll talk about welcoming newcomers of all kinds to our city. Our guest will be Anchorage First Lady Mara Kimmel, who has led the Welcoming Anchorage initiative.
HOST: Charles Wohlforth
- Mara Kimmel – First Lady of Anchorage and leader of the Welcome Anchorage initiative
- Nyakor Kueth – Ethiopian refugee and Anchorage resident
- Welcoming Anchorage, from Anchorage municipality
- Welcoming America’s website
- Economic contributions by new Americans to the State of Alaska (PDF)
- Bridge Builders of Alaska, providing community resources for immigrants and their families
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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)