Search Results for "Jennifer Lehman" : 16

Samsun Nahar, a parent leader with Desis Rising Up and Moving or DRUM, speaks to advocates, other parents and the press about the lack of translation and interpretation services for Bengali at her kids' schools in the Bronx. After speaking to the crowd in Bengali, Roksana Mun, also with DRUM gave Nahar's speech in English.  (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

Schools Urged to Offer More Language Services for Parents

Education, Featured Posts, Immigration, New York, Voices' Picks February 17, 2015 at 11:27 pm

The New York Immigration Coalition’s Education Collaborative is urging schools to offer more language access services to parents.

Recovery and Redemption in the Bronx

Recovery and Redemption in the Bronx

Bronx, Featured Posts, Health September 4, 2014 at 6:55 pm

A documentary, “The Fix,” follows patients recovering from heroin addiction and hepatitis C.

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Youth August 27, 2014 at 2:32 pm

High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.

Former factory worker Nazma Akter, left, now represents Bangladeshi laborers full time. She presented the proposal on behalf of AFL-CIO calling for Ralph Lauren Corporation to  conduct a "human rights risk assessment" and sign the Bangladesh Accord on Building and Fire Safety. With her is Rev. David M. Schilling, the Senior Program Director at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a shareholder coalition which supports the proposal. (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

NYC Comptroller Supports Asian Textile Workers

Scott Stringer seconds a proposal requesting that Ralph Lauren Corporation sign a safety accord.

‘Coming Out’ as a Russian Immigrant

‘Coming Out’ as a Russian Immigrant

Playwright and performer Anna Fishbeyn tells her story in “My Stubborn Tongue.”

Abel and Isaac Diaz (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

Getting Help at a Citizenship Workshop

Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks July 21, 2014 at 7:32 pm

Volunteers and legal experts in the Bronx help permanent residents navigate the application process.

City Council member Margaret Chin wants better reporting on Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in New York (Photo courtesy of

Getting the Data on a Damaging Virus

City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.

Celebrating France in New York

Celebrating France in New York

Culture, Featured Posts, Video, Western European July 14, 2014 at 2:56 pm

French citizens, francophiles and francophones gather to mark Bastille Day in this video.

Nisha Agarwal, commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, speaking at the roundtable on citizenship. (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

Getting the Word Out on Citizenship

Featured Posts, Immigration, New York, Voices' Picks June 30, 2014 at 8:15 pm

A campaign to help immigrants navigate the process will offer a workshop in the Bronx.

Oscar Hernandez, Newspaper Guild representative at El Diario (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

Protest Over El Diario Layoffs

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks June 26, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Former employees and their supporters rallied against El Diario’s Argentine owner, impreMedia.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña answering a question, with Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Schools Chancellor Fariña Speaks with Ethnic Media

Education, Featured Posts, Government, New York June 10, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Carmen Fariña discussed universal pre-K, English language learners and school holidays.

Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

Featured Posts, New York, Politics June 9, 2014 at 10:32 pm

In a Q&A session, the Republican gubernatorial candidate said Cuomo has driven residents from the state.

JGHBID community liaison Ariana Cipriani (c) provides background on one of the tour’s vacancies to prospective business tenants, capturing the attention of Anuisha Ortiz (l), owner of Brazis by Nush.
(Photo by Jonathan Custodio via Norwood News)

Prospective Business Renters Check Out Jerome Gun Hill BID

Bronx, Business November 12, 2018 at 5:14 pm

Norwood News reports on a recent tour for prospective merchants led by the Jerome Gun Hill Business Improvement District executive director and community liaison.

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, keynote speaker at the 2015 Ippies Awards, accepts a photograph from CUNY J-School Dean Sarah Bartlett. The photo was taken by CUNY J-School alumnus Scott Klocksin (2014) of the 2014 explosion that levelled two apartment buildings in East Harlem. The buildings were in Speaker Mark-Viverito's district, and she had commented on the photo during a previous visit to the school. (Photo by Skyler Reid)

Community and Ethnic Press Honored at the Ippies

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks June 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm

More than 100 guests gathered at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for the 13th Annual Ippies Awards, recognizing excellence in reporting among the community and ethnic press.

(Photo by KayVee.Inc via Creative Commons license)

Hepatitis C Patients Get New Model of Care

Bronx, Featured Posts, Health, New York, Voices' Picks July 31, 2014 at 6:18 pm

With federal monies, care coordinators and patient navigators will help 2,000 patients.