Feb 252018

Harriet Kuhr

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Harriet Kuhr from Charlottesville’s International Rescue Committee about the organization’s work with refugees at home and around the world. Topics include: Efforts by the Trump administration to limit refugee entry into the US. Debunking the myths associated with refugees. Also, the difference between a refugee and an immigrant.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jun 172017

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Matthew Slaats, creative director of BeCville, which empowers residents to design meaningful, vibrant spaces in their communities; and Harriet Kuhr, executive director of International Rescue Committee/Cville, which provides refugees the means to rebuild their lives and thrive in America.

Apropos Of Something seeks out guests who are passionate about the arts, politics and society at-large. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City chat with experts, activists, and the most interesting people they can find. We guarantee every show will be Apropos Of Something.

Join Ellen and Nancy on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, every Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

Mar 192016

Harriet Kuhr

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Harriet Kuhr, Executive Director for the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville, on the group’s mission, the refugee crisis in Syria, and the politicization of this humanitarian issue.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Nov 292015

Harriet Kuhr

This week WPVC’s Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with International Rescue Committee Executive Director for Charlottesville Harriet Kuhr about the IRC, its mission, history, process and the current politics of refugee settlement since the Paris attacks.

Harriet Kuhr joined the IRC in Atlanta in 2004 as manager of the program that helps resettled refugees find employment. In 2006, she became the manager of resettlement services, eventually overseeing a staff of some 20 case managers, employment coordinators and logistics specialists. She has been executive director of the IRC in Charlottesville since April 2010.

Her prior work experience includes more than 20 years working in the field of international cultural exchange. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

The Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.

Founded by Jeff Lenert and Rod Howard WPVC 94.7 FM serves up a mix of progressive talk radio during the day and EDM during the evening hours. If you are interested in volunteering with the station you can apply here.