Author Archives: Cristina DC Pastor

About Cristina DC Pastor

Cristina DC Pastor, a former Fi2W Business and Economics Reporting fellow, is the publisher and editor of The FilAm (TheFilAm.net). Her book, “Scratch the News: Filipino Americans in Our Midst” (Inkwater, 2005), is a celebration of ordinary citizens at the center of extraordinary stories. She is a graduate of The New School.
South Asian Street Festival in Queens, NY - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

South Asian Immigrants Celebrate Culture in NYC

At a street fair in Queens, the multifaceted South Asian community came together for a celebration of art and music, but also to talk about pressing issues in their community like foreclosures and domestic violence.