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Religious Diversity of Flushing Captured in Photo Series

Religious Diversity of Flushing Captured in Photo Series

Queens, Religion February 16, 2017 at 3:24 pm

Flushing artist and educator Gina Minielli has set out to photograph some of the more than 200 houses of worship in the Queens neighborhood, reports QNS.

Justin Thomas, Lauren Lattimore, and Wi-Moto Nyoka are reading an anti-lynching play from 1919. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Reviving Anti-Lynching Plays in Brooklyn

Black, Brooklyn, Featured Posts, History, Voices' Picks February 10, 2015 at 12:27 pm

In Brooklyn, staged readings of decades-old anti-lynching plays are part of “Forward Ferguson” activities.

New Yorkers listening to President Obama's speech on Nov. 20 announcing immigration relief (Photo by Gwynne Hogan for Voices of NY)

How Will ICE Treat Immigrants in the Future?

Immigration December 19, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Immigration advocates fear that individuals who don’t qualify for relief under President Obama’s executive order may be in for harsher treatment from ICE, reports The Indypendent.

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A Night of Protests: Eric Garner

Protesters criss-crossed NYC to express outrage over a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer linked to the death of Eric Garner.

New Yorkers Celebrate Obama’s Executive Order

New Yorkers Celebrate Obama’s Executive Order

In this package of reports, Voices of NY chronicles reactions to President Obama’s historic action to provide immigration relief to millions.

Advocates and community members rallied for more affordable housing at Astoria Cove. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/ Voices of NY)

Astoria Cove: No Affordable Units for Most Needy

Business, Featured Posts, Housing, Queens, Voices' Picks October 20, 2014 at 6:43 pm

The Astoria Cove rezoning will set the bar for de Blasio’s affordable housing policy over the next few years. But as the plan stands, will it help the New Yorkers who need it most?

Troubled School Comes Back with S.W.A.G.G.E.R.

Troubled School Comes Back with S.W.A.G.G.E.R.

Best of 2014, Education, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks October 3, 2014 at 5:52 pm

A new principal and a new approach motivated students at one Far Rockaway middle school.

by Gwynne Hogan (from video)

Sunset Park Protests Police Brutality

Brooklyn September 29, 2014 at 3:34 pm

On Saturday, September 27, residents of Sunset Park marched to protest policy brutality. Read an account in El Diario and watch the Voices of NY video with comments from some marchers.

Natalia Gutierrez, a CUNY student with DACA status (Screen shot from video by Gwynne Hogan for Voices of NY)

NYC Ramps Up DACA Enrollment Program

Immigration, Youth June 5, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Ads on subways, buses and in local newspapers will run in various languages as part of a new campaign to encourage young immigrants to enroll in DACA.

Natalia Gutierrez, a CUNY student with DACA status (Screen shot from video by Gwynne Hogan for Voices of NY)

Dreams Deferred?

Best of 2014, Featured Posts, Immigration, Video May 22, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Undocumented CUNY student Natalia Gutierrez, 21, voices her hopes and worries about the future in this video.

Janet Jackson and Ernestine Alston, both part of the Hollis Local Development Corporation, are working to get five abandoned properties in Hollis developed. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Stark Neglect of Properties in Hollis, Queens

Black, Featured Posts, Queens, Real Estate, Voices' Picks May 16, 2014 at 5:38 pm

The tale of one Queens land heiress, her abandoned buildings, and neighbors facing the blight.

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‘Making Italian America’ in New York

Culture, Featured Posts, Immigration, Western European May 15, 2014 at 10:06 pm

The book’s authors spoke at the Tenement Museum about Italian immigrants through the lens of consumption.

Janvieve Williams Comrie is one of the cofounders of a small cooperative called Ginger Moon that makes healthy meals for pregnant women and new mothers. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/ Voices of NY)

Support Worker Co-ops, Advocates Tell City Council

Featured Posts, Labor May 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Supporters of worker cooperatives request funding to help these nascent businesses grow.

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Featured Posts, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks April 4, 2014 at 3:51 pm

Worker cooperatives, in which all members have a say, gained attention at recent City Council hearings.

The Art of Plumbing

The Art of Plumbing

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Video, Voices' Picks March 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Cristian Torres uses his knowledge of plumbing and electricity to make spectacular creations.