Angy Rivera is featured in a new PBS documentary. Tune in to MetroFocus on Thursday, Oct. 8 to hear Rivera and filmmaker Mikaela Shwer discuss the piece. Angy Rivera came to New York City from Colombia with her mother when she was 4 years old. “Don’t tell anyone,” Angy says her mother told her referring to her undocumented entry into […]
On the next episode of MetroFocus, we begin with immigration. The topic has frequently been in the headlines, and a new POV documentary aims to put a face to the ongoing debate. “Don’t Tell Anyone,” follows the story of Angy Rivera, an undocumented immigrant from Colombia as she goes public with her status in an effort to help others. Rivera, […]
It’s an epidemic overrunning New York City – the apparent rise of homeless people living on the streets of Manhattan. But who’s to blame and how can the city help get people off the streets? Mary Brosnahan, President and CEO of the Coalition For The Homeless joins MetroFocus with an in-depth look at the problem and the solutions. As Jewish […]
Mary Brosnahan, president and CEO of the Coalition for the Homeless, discusses the current state of homelessness in New York City with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman.
One of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goals is to offer free, full-day, pre-kindergarten to four-year-olds citywide. Andrea Vasquez visits a pre-k in East Harlem to report on the program’s first year and the plans to expand this model for early learning. This story is part of American Graduate, a project focused on keeping students on the path to graduation made […]
Fariña led a discussion about the habits and strategies that make successful principals and high-achieving schools with four New York City principals.
According to a report issued by the New York City comptroller’s office in April, Wall Street money managers cost the city’s public pension system $2.5 billion in “lost value” over the past ten years.