Alaska is home to some of the most diverse neighborhoods and schools in America. Immigrants play a large role in expanding the state’s cultural identity, economy and community. But the road to citizenship is not easy, and arriving in Alaska is only half the battle. We’ll discuss the history of immigration in Alaska, and the contributions of Alaska immigrants on the next Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Mara Kimmel, co-founder and board member, Alaska Institute for Justice
- Issa Spatrisano, program director and state refugee coordinator, Refugee Assistance and Immigration Services, Catholic Social Services
- Visit the Welcome Anchorage homepage for information about the municipality’s immigrant resource programs, as well as their roadmap for how to expand resources
- A brief overview of the economic contributions of immigrants and refugees in Anchorage
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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