Related Program: Current State Neighbors in Action: Refugee Development Center By Katie Cook • Nov 23, 2016 Related Program: Current State TweetShareGoogle+Email Erika Brown Binion is executive director of the Refugee Development Center in Lansing. Katie Cook / WKAR Michigan has long been a home to refugees from around the world. Listen Listening... / 12:09 In this week’s “Neighbors in Action,” we talk to an organization that helps refugees that land in the Lansing area adjust to life in America. Executive director Erika Brown Binion explains the work of the Refugee Development Center. Erika Brown Binion is the executive director of the Refugee Development Center in Lansing. Credit Katie Cook / WKAR Tags: refugeesLansingTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.