The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.
On Sept. 22, public television stations across the nation will highlight the nation’s dropout crisis on American Graduate Day. MetroFocus speaks with The Children’s Aid Society about its diverse solutions and follows a recent graduate as she enters college.
National and local gun politics, and interviews with the former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Israel’s Consul General and journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
In an interview with MetroFocus, the husband and wife team share what motivated them to take on the difficult subject of violence against women and girls.
The Consul General joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman for an interview on cultivating ties between New York and Israel.