ReInvention Stories: Iraqi Refugees "Mona" & "R"
This year WYSO presents ReInvention Stories, a multimedia storytelling project that asks the question, how does a city of inventors reinvent itself? One answer for Dayton is its immigrant population. The city developed a plan called Welcome Dayton to embrace new people and cultures as a way to rebuild the economy. Emily McCord introduces us to “Mona” and “R,” Iraqi Refugees living here in Dayton.
Also visit ReInventionStories.org. You’ll find a super cool multi-media, interactive website that tells seven more reinvention stories in a longer format. And that’s where you can tell your story and include your
ReInvention Stories is brought to you by WYSO and Localore, a national initiative produced by AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, Incorporated – in collaboration with Zeega- with financial support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.