This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
To date, the Robin Hood Foundation has raised a total of $70.5 million to aid Superstorm Sandy victims.VIDEO
Fewer summer jobs will likely be available for workers this season as businesses in Seaside Heights continue to recover after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
On the Five Borough Ballot this week, residents of Bayside, Queens talk to City & State about the latest corruption allegations.
For the second time in three days, a state legislator has been indicted on alleged criminal conspiracy — and Assemblyman Stevenson of the Bronx is not the only one implicated.
MetroFocus Full Episode: Approaches to Saving Failing Schools, Yoani Sánchez, New York’s New Genome Center
In this edition of MetroFocus an inside look at different approaches to saving failing schools. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. And Dr. Robert Darnell talks about new developments from the New York Genome Center.VIDEO