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Incoming Director Of Refugee Services At JFCS Says City Needs More Translators, Child Care

The downtown Pittsburgh skyline on a sunny, clear summer day.
Keith Srakocic
Ivonne Smith-Tapia says as the new director of refugee services at JFCS, she hopes to bring more support to families and young immigrants resettling in Pittsburgh.

On today’s program: Jewish Family and Community Services’ new director of Refugee and Immigrant Services Ivonne Smith-Tapia discusses what she hopes can be achieved with more resources and the new Biden Administration; two sisters who lost a brother to COVID-19 contend with the misinformation about the virus that he believed until he was sick; and a look at the Gulf Tower’s history following a fire and condemnation.