Marisa Wong
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Marisa Wong  |  July 23, 2014 11:32 AM | Comments

With growing bipartisan demand for criminal justice reform in the U.S., a non-profit news start-up launching later this year aims to improve reporting and support conversation on the topic.

July 18, 2014 3:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

July 17, 2014 10:08 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of metroFocus: Anthony Marx on New York’s Public Library, transportation expert Gridlock Sam, the public pensions debate, and a summer meals program that is keeping New Jersey students from hunger.

Marisa Wong  |  July 16, 2014 5:01 PM | 6 Comments
Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.VIDEO
July 16, 2014 5:00 PM | Comments
Traffic engineer and former city transportation official Sam Schwartz, better known to many as "Gridlock Sam," joined Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the metropolitan region’s transit system.VIDEO
Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | Comments
The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.VIDEO
July 11, 2014 3:41 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library President Tony Marx discusses the library’s past, present and future, a conversation about public pensions, a summer meals program for students in New Jersey, and more.

July 9, 2014 11:36 AM | Comments

The next episode of “MetroFocus” features Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior Planet and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.

July 3, 2014 10:15 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the founders of Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin on Bus Rapid Transit, seniors bridging the digital divide and a new museum of recent history.

June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of MetroFocus: we revisit the 92nd Street Y with executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.

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