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Young Women’s Equity Project at KBOO

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The Portland Tribune has posted an article on the Young Women's Equity Project that we have been working with:

It can be pretty daunting for a teenage refugee girl from a different country to talk with a stranger on the street.

But it has become second nature to five girls working with the Immigration and Refugee Community Organization and KBOO (90.7 FM) radio during the past six months.

As part of IRCO’s Young Women’s Equity Project, the five girls have learned the ins and outs of the radio business – story development, interviewing, writing, producing, editing and completing programs on various topics. While IRCO helps thousands of people each year simply acclimate to life in the United States, the girls want not only to survive, but also to thrive through college years and adulthood.

Read the full article here.

 

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