METROFOCUS: DECEMBER 13, 2019

December 14, 2019 at 5:30 am

After Newsday’s revealing investigation into housing discrimination on Long Island, one of the region’s leading civil rights advocates, Elaine Gross, founder and president of Erase Racism, has accused the federal government of gutting necessary protections for fair housing. We’ll have the details. Amid concerns that underfunding could lead to another undercount of minority New Yorkers, non-profit organizations across New York City are taking action to make sure that everyone is counted. We’ll talk to the woman leading the charge. Maddie Orton will report on doctors at NYU Langone Health who are testing cutting-edge research to treat eye disease.

Aired on December 13, 2019. 

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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