First formerly undocumented immigrant to be sworn into Congress, Rep. Adriano Espaillat is here to tell us how he is protecting democracy in New York and fighting against Trump’s immigration policies. For an extended version of this interview go to our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MetroFocus/
The NYPD and the White House clash over President Trump’s immigration policies. President of the Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass is here to tell us how Trump’s immigration policies are affecting our city and the country.
Once a dumping ground for garbage, it’s now the city’s first line of defense against surging seas and superstorms. But Jamaica Bay is disappearing at an alarming rate. Producer Dan Hendrick and Environmentalist Dan Mundy Sr. will show us how the community is working together to rebuild the bay.
We’ll give you a sneak peek at the Oscar nominated short film, “Joe’s Violin” about how a violin’s journey across time forms a special friendship between a 91 year-old Holocaust survivor and a 12 year-old girl from the Bronx. Director Kahane Cooperman tells us how music helped bring these two together and changed her life.
First, President Donald Trump withdraws Obama administration protection for transgender students. Next, Assembly member Marcos Crespo tells us his plan to help college graduates with student debt. Then, Commissioner Julie Menin tells us about a new campaign that will have you headed to the library. Finally, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland tells us about her rise in the […]
Following college, many Americans continue to find themselves drowning in debt. Often, for many low and middle income students, the burden is too heavy to bare. New York State Assembly member Marcos Crespo has a radical idea to change that, and joins us to outline his plan.
If you see people reading the same book on the train, don’t be surprised. New York City just launched a program to encourage New Yorker’s to join as a community and read the same book. Commissioner Julie Menin lays out this new star-studded campaign that will have you headed to your closest library. For more information on how to vote […]
First, City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. Next, PBS NATURE’s Executive Producer Fred Kaufman gives us a “first look” at the next installment of the amazing “Spy in the Wild” series. Finally, Broadway stars are taking to the stage to help raise money […]
City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. It’s an interview you don’t want to miss!