I just toured Tacoma Community House, a charity that helps immigrants get language and job skills. Don Rennegarbe, its executive director, showed me around its Hilltop buildings.
We were bouncing around different ideas for future stories for the paper, and I’ll keep you posted about that. But I found it interesting how the origins of the people it helps have changed. Tacoma Community House aided Italian and Scandinavian immigrants when it opened 98 years ago. Now, many come from the Latin America and the former Soviet Union.
It got me thinking: From where will the next wave…