When conflict breaks out in other countries and people are displaced, Alaska is not often where they expect to end up. But every year, people from all over the world arrive here for that reason. Many of them have language barriers, and need assistance to find housing and jobs to build a new life. We’ll hear from Catholic Social Services’ Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services, the agency that helps refugees and other new arrivals to our state.
HOST: Adelyn Baxter
- Issa Spatrisano, Director, Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services (RAIS)
- Divine Nganga, asylee from Cameroon
- Hope Gasana, refugee from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.