Featured on the June 13th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- For the past few days, a non-descript office building in Phoenix has been reported as a possible detention site for migrant children. Christopher Conover reports it's run by a company under contract with immigration and customs enforcement, and despite allegations, it is not being used for housing. AZPM news director Andrea Kelly talks to Conover for the latest developments.
- Find out what happened at a national conference held in Washington D.C. for refugee aid workers, including a group representing Tucson. Plus, learn how Trump administration policies including travel bans have impacted Tucson's global refugee community from two of its members, Abby Hungwe and Oumou Keita.
Extended conversation with Abby Hungwe and Oumou Keita:
Links for refugee resources:
- And, singer / songwriter Rebekah Rolland explains how author Willa Cather and the experience of American homesteaders influenced her songwriting. Rolland's acoustic trio performs an exclusive set of songs from her new album Seed & Silo in this Spotlight Session.
Listen to the full session (music only):
Rebekah Rolland - vocals & guitar / Matt Rolland - fiddle, mandolin & guitar / Ryan Green - guitar
Songs: Hole in the Earth / The Spirit / Looking to the Sun / Paradise / Geometric Slide
Recorded and mixed by Jim Blackwood in the AZPM radio studio.