Latinas in Sunset Park achieve financial independence by selling secondhand goods outside the St. Jacobus Church in Brooklyn, El Diario reports.
Hundreds of New Yorkers, mostly African Americans and Latinos, benefited from the Manhattan DA’s Clean Slate program at a Harlem church, El Diario reports.
Although tens of thousands of Mexicans are eligible for deferred action in spite of legal challenges, most are failing to apply, Diario de México reports.
Musician Zenén Zeferino has written a children’s book to teach the younger generation about the musical genre of Son Jarocho. He speaks to CUNY TV’s “Nueva York.” Also featured on the episode: the role Instituto Cervantes plays in the lives of Hispanics, and Colombian immigrant writer Matilde Galeano tells her story.
City Council member Ritchie Torres, who grew up in public housing in the Bronx, has embraced some controversial proposals to address NYCHA’s problems, writes City Limits.
In a segment of “Arts in the City,” filmed at the three sites of the “Presente! The Young Lords of New York!” exhibition, the CUNY TV show speaks to former members of the Puerto Rican activist group.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle profiles Brooklyn City Council member Antonio Reynoso.
Unlike last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived punctually for the 14th anniversary memorial of the tragedy, El Diario reports.
During his studies at the International Center of Photography, Nicolas Enriquez took on the ambitious project of photographing the private lives of members of the Latin Kings, reports Bushwick Daily.
Recent incidents involving an emblem of the struggle of peasant workers in Latin America have revived demands to modify state laws, El Diario reports.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at how the debt crisis in Puerto Rico is fueling arguments over the island’s status. The episode also features a project that gives free breast cancer screening to the uninsured, as well as a Philippine gold exhibition at the Asia Society.
A diverse team led by chef Kelvin Fernandez brings “edgy Latin cuisine” to Riverdale, reports The Riverdale Press.
The high cost of living in New York is prompting Dominicans to move to such states as Florida and New Jersey, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Latino small business owners warn that Albany’s plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 would hurt them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Mexico Blvd.’s food truck won’t be serving the lunchtime crowd in midtown anymore, reports Astoria Post.