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Stories of the Season: Former Refugee Serves on Two Reserves

December 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Stories of the Season: Former Refugee Serves on Two Reserves

Ehblu recently graduated Spokane Police Department’s reserve training. This is his story. “My name’s Ehblu. I was a refugee. I came here in 2008, to Spokane, with my family. I was eighteen years old when I got here. “Before I came here, I was born and raised in a refugee camp. My family, they were…

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Stories of the Season: Former Refugee Serves on Two Reserves

December 24, 2021

Ehblu recently graduated Spokane Police Department’s reserve training. This is his story. “My name’s Ehblu. I was a refugee. I…

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Stories of the Season: Mustaba’s Restaurant

December 21, 2021

This Christmas season, we’re celebrating the accomplishments of former refugees in our community. This is the story of Mustaba and…

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Afghans in Spokane reflect on the situation in Afghanistan

October 5, 2021

Last week, we sat down with Sayed and Hashemi to hear their perspective on the situation in Afghanistan. Sayed and Hashemi had been friends for years before they each decided to move to the United States.

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Manito Pres rallies around Palouse Trails community to address food insecurity during COVID-19

May 17, 2021

A simple act of love – something akin to the generous young child who gave up his loaves and fish…

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In the Media

World Relief Spokane expecting hundreds of refugees

September 15, 2021

Kevin Benson, Director of Development at World Relief Spokane, talked about the multifaceted challenges faced by the agency and Afghan refugees. By KHQ

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Spokane City Hall

Resolution would express Spokane’s support for resettling Afghan refugees

September 13, 2021

The Spokane City Hall will vote on a resolution expressing support of Afghan refugees on Monday. Mayor Nadine Woodward explains the move. BY ADAM SHANKS

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