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PODCAST: Reno Welcomes International Refugees

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Carina Black, executive director of the Northern Nevada International Center, a non-profit organization.
Carina Black, executive director of the Northern Nevada International Center, a non-profit organization.

Not a week goes by that we can’t find something interesting to cover, and this week was no exception.

In this episode we speak with Carina Black of the Northern Nevada International Center about new residents coming to Reno — refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

We also check in Samantha Szesciorka who continues her journey across the state on horseback. Stay to tuned to find out what happened to her this week.

Also, the Washoe Board of County Commissioners voted out one of its planning commission members, Thomas Daly. It’s a story we first brought to you a couple weeks ago.

Listen below for more.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.

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