A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 6-16-2023


Topic: Understanding the refugee experience in Pittsburgh

Guests: Kristy Lagnese, Community Engagement Coordinator, Jewish Family and Community Services of Pittsburgh, and Bhavini Patel, Edgewood Borough council member

How Topic Discussed: Tuesday June 20 is World Refugee Day. The celebration will be held in Schenley Plaza. What help has been available for refugees over the past 100 years? What are some of the current refugee crises around the world? How are immigrants helped to re-settle in the United States through the efforts of JFCS and other agencies? How do immigrants contribute to the local economy? What ways can local groups help refugees?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.05MB - Duration: 29:33 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


Support for this broadcast comes in part from Striffler's Family Funeral Homes.

Since 1866, Striffler's has provided compassionate, professional memorial services for families in White Oak, McKeesport, Dravosburg and Port Vue. Striffler's offers comprehensive pre-planning services and after-care.

Through its affiliated company, Design Monuments, Striffler's also provides permanent markers and memorials crafted in stone, bronze and other high-quality materials. Learn more at strifflers.com or call (412) 678-6191.


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  • Race
  • Color
  • National Origin
  • Religion
  • Sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation)
  • Family Status
  • Disability

That includes renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities.

For more information about Fair Housing Act protections in the city of McKeesport, call 412-675-5020, ext. 635. (6/16/2023-6/16/2024)

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