Biggest need for Afghan refugees | Yolo County schools collaboration to keep COVID cases down | Indigenous orphan returns home more than a century later
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While wearing masks, David Bingener, 11, center, and Mark Bingener, right, play Jenga while tailgating before an NCAA college football game between the Hawaii Warriors and the UCLA Bruins, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Pasadena, Calif.
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Update on Afghan families that have moved to Sacramento and the biggest need to help the families in their resettlement efforts. ‘Healthy Davis Together’ discusses their collaboration with school districts in Yolo County for on-site COVID-19 testing. Finally, a UC Davis Ph.D. Native American Studies scholar returns the remains of her grandmother’s aunt from an ‘Indian Boarding School’ to her native Alaskan homeland more than 120 years later.
- Jessie Tientcheu, Chief Executive Officer of Opening Doors, one of five refugee resettlement agencies in Sacramento, joins us to update our listeners on the Afghan families that have moved to Sacramento and the biggest need to help the families in their resettlement efforts.
- Dr. Sheri Belafsky, Medical Director of Healthy Davis Together, discusses their collaboration with school districts in Yolo County for on-site COVID-19 testing.
- Lauren Peters, a UC Davis Ph.D. scholar in Native American Studies with a designated emphasis in Human Rights and enrolled in the Agdaagux Tribe in the Unangax Nation, explains her passion for finding the orphan children stolen by missionaries during the Native boarding school era and reuniting them with their families — including relocating her grandmother's aunt home from Carlisle Indian Industrial School to her home on St. Paul Island, Alaska.