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14.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Lauren J Sharkey

Face 2 Face with Lauren J  Sharkey

On this show we speak with Lauren J. Sharkey, author of Inconvenient Daughter. As an immigrant from South Korea, adopted and brought here as a two-month old baby, she faced the classic stereotypes and discrimination. Lauren talks about the process of writing and publishing her first novel, which is coming… »

10.05.2020

The refugee who gave hope to other victims

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee made a movie about the Russian asylum-seeker, Alexei Torubarov. His eventful and touching story illustrates how unfairly refugees are demonized. The case of our client persecuted for his political views had to be brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union to … »

10.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Guido Dettoni

Face 2 Face with Guido Dettoni

On the show we speak with Guido Dettoni, a multi-disciplinary artist, about one his work HANDSMATTER. In this piece, Guido has participants shape wax while blindfolded as a way to help them reach internal spaces where memories and emotions resurface and a reconciliation is achieved. This process relates to another… »

06.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Hannah Lupien

Face 2 Face with Hannah Lupien

On this show we speak with Hannah Lupien, Director of Special Initiatives at Queens Community House. As the Coronavirus pandemic impacts Queens’ population more than any other place in the country, social service organizations such as QCH have been faced with totally new and disproportionate challenges. Hannah speaks to how… »

05.05.2020

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

UNICEF Global Chief of Education’s tips to help keep your child learning at home. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended family life around the world. School closures, working remotely, physical distancing — it’s a lot to navigate for parents to navigate. Robert Jenkins, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Education, offers… »

28.04.2020

WATCH: Bernie Sanders to Host Livestream Discussion on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Undocumented Immigrants

WATCH: Bernie Sanders to Host Livestream Discussion on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Undocumented Immigrants

Sanders has called for a robust coronavirus relief package that would include direct monthly payments for undocumented people, who were left out of the CARES Act. By Julia Conley, staff writer – Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders will be joined by national immigrant rights advocates Monday evening for a livestream… »

27.04.2020

UN refugee chief calls for solidarity during Ramadan

UN refugee chief calls for solidarity during Ramadan

As holy month begins amid the coronavirus pandemic, Filippo Grandi asks us to remember almost 70 million people forcibly uprooted from their homes. عربي Ramadan wishes during coronavirus pandemic (Vicky Tennant, producer / Alex St-Denis, camera/editor) Assalamualaikum With the Holy Month of Ramadan upon us, I would… »

27.04.2020

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

On this show we speak with Stacey Rutland, founder of Income Movement, and Diane Pagen, of Basic Income NYC, about the situation regarding Universal Basic Income (UBI) in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stacey is covering the campaign at the federal level, pushing Congress to urgently provide a basic income… »

25.04.2020

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

We’re CALLING YOU TO TAKE ACTION! Be part of the #DriveforUBI Car Parade! Come join a parade of protesters so that we together can tell Congress that they must stand with the people and include substantial, monthly payments in the next stimulus package. We get to make a… »

23.04.2020

Face 2 Face with Javier Castaño

Face 2 Face with Javier Castaño

On this show we speak with Javier Castaño, publisher of Queens Latino, about the situation of the Latino community in Queens under the Coronavirus pandemic. Javier shared his experience visiting pantries where people lined up for six city blocks to get food for their family. He also describes the impossible… »

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