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In the News

SHATTERED GLASS PODCAST

Have you seen Wonderwoman yet?! Listen to Monica gush about women in film… then hear Marita’s conversation with another wonder woman, Betty Cruz, founder of Change Agency! This month is Immigrant Heritage Month, so they chat about being the first in her Cuban American family to be born in the US and the immigrant experience of her family. She touches on the boldness and bravery it takes to move to a new country, struggles with school, working for the Mayor, and balancing work and life.

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FROM OTHER TO US

From Other to Us showcases real experiences from our local immigrant communities, lifting up local best practices and champions who are transforming our region into a place where all our residents have a sense of belonging. Angelica Ocampo, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, shares her motivation and take on moving to Pittsburgh from Argentina.

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THE BROADCAST PODCAST

In 2016, Betty Cruz launched Change Agency, a social enterprise to elevate civic initiatives including implementation of a countywide community-designed immigrant integration plan that exists independent of government. Originally from Miami, Betty is the daughter of Cuban refugees and knows first-hand the challenges immigrants face seeking to establish a better tomorrow. She is a first-generation college graduate and  was recently selected as one 40 attendees to the Next City’s 2017 Vanguard conference in Montreal. Betty talked to us about her work helping immigrants feel more welcome in Pittsburgh, made more daunting by the 2016 presidential election.

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