Ramaa Reddy Raghavan brings us an audio slideshow portrait of Indian American Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, who tends to the spiritual life of students at Columbia University.
A COVID era conversation between an aunt in India and her beloved niece in New York.
Feet in 2 Worlds took home three Ippies Awards on Thursday night. Five Fi2W journalists received awards for stories broadcast and published in 2013.
Sundaram Srinivasan was an important figure in a community that few New Yorkers have heard of, let alone visited.
Since Hurricane Sandy, the group United Sikhs has brought hot food to areas like Hoboken, Newark, Manhattan and Queens.
Each week, devotees of the Indian spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba feed New York City’s homeless and hungry population. Reporter Ramma Reddy Raghavan brings us this story for our Food in 2 Worlds series.
At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn kids, parents and teachers praise the school’s dual language curriculum. But many students under-perform on standardized tests, and the school got less-than-stellar grades in its report card.
45 percent of the students at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn are designated English Language Learners. The school has won the trust of immigrant families by immersing the students in both English and Spanish, but its D.O.E report card was mixed.
It can take five to seven years for a kid with a non-English speaking background to learn proper academic English. Yet New York high schools that serve immigrants are under pressure to graduate their students in four years.
Faced with limited resources a New York City high school for immigrant teenagers faces a tough choice on where to spend its money.