Recruiting Somali Public Safety Employees in Columbus



This hour, we’ll consider recent efforts in Columbus and Minnesota to recruit from Somali and eastern African communities, to increase diversity and improve community relationships.


  • Mark Ferenchik, Reporter, Columbus Dispatch
  • Hassan Omar, Somali Community Association of Ohio
  • Melanie Rucker, Captain, Minneapolis Fire Department
  • John R. Logan, Professor of Sociology at Brown University

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Click here for more information on hiring Somali employees in Columbus.

Click here for more information on the Somali Community Association of Ohio.

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