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


  • 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


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


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


Anne Hillman is the healthy communities editor at Alaska Public Media and a host of Hometown, Alaska. Reach her at Read more about Anne here.

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