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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have proposed building a new detention center for immigrants and asylum seekers in Essex County, New Jersey. But immigrant rights advocates say the government should use alternatives means to address unauthorized immigration. CNPI's Abdulai Bah reports.
As the foreign-born population continues to swell, New York's ethnic press will continue to tell the stories of the city's diverse communities. VOA's Adam Phillips covers 9th Ippies Journalism Awards dinner.
Yemeni youth spent three months in the UK and three months in Yemen volunteering on community focused projects. During their volunteer placements in Yemen, they produced this documentary to explore an important issue on the importance of clearing misconceptions about HIV in Yemeni society. Volunteers of British Council and VSO's Global Xchange programme in coordination with Ulfah Arts & Media and Equal Access report.
Roberto Perez interviews NY Congressman Joe Crowley (D-District 7), for PEREZ NOTES.
AUDIO: There are over 10,000 people living in public housing in Red Hook, Brooklyn. In recent years, some of the residents have been displaced from their homes. Alisa Pizzaro files this report about one resident who came back to her apartment several years after being relocated. This resident is now worried that a new policy from the federal government could jeopardize the very existence of public housing. Community News Production Institute
AUDIO: With the increasing number of school closures, many parents, teachers, and community leaders are worried about the wave of privatization sweeping through the public school system. Rosie Frascella reports on some of the organizing aimed at countering the Bloomberg' administration's policy. Community News Production Institute
AUDIO: In current age of austerity, unemployment and recession, how much should the UK be contributing to the developing world when Britain itself is rife with poverty and inequality? Does charity really starts at home? An insightful radio documentary produced by Humayun Alam and his co-presenter Muniba Iqbal participants of Radio Youthology, with contributions by Islamic Relief, Site exchange and Young Muslims Advisory Group. Copyright 2009 and 2010, Ulfah Arts & Media, UK
International teachers are happy about diversity but not about the freedoms afforded students. This is a common challenge among international teachers in New York City who make up almost 70 percent of the 87,000 educators in the city's public education system.
More than seven years into the occupation of Iraq, the war effort has lost popularity, especially among young people and America's all volunteer military regularly falls behind its enlistment goals. To examine why youth join the military today, reporters Jaisal Noor and Kieran Meadows take us to Brooklyn, New York, one of the most heavily recruited counties in the nation.
The Holidays and New Year are a time when everyone dreams of the promises of the year ahead. Yet for one distinct group of people, young, undocumented immigrants, their year ahead looks bleak. Reporters from Radio Rootz focus on a young woman's dream.
Radio Rootz highlights some of the challenges faced by many South Asian immigrants.