With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. — especially true in the stronghold of Astoria, Queens. Listen to this radio story from Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska that aired Friday on WNYC radio.
11/12/11 marks the tenth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 from New York to Santo Domingo. Families who lost loved ones received monetary settlements. But fighting over the money caused years of additional grief for many.
A Polish immigrant was the victim of the only homicide reported on September 11, 2001. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story about Henryk Siwiak for our partner, WNYC Radio.
Reporter Jelena Kopanja produced this story for PRI’s The World about the Viennese group “Wiener Tschuschenkapelle.”
From Tango in New York to Belly Dancing in Detroit, this episode of the Fi2W podcast brings you our radio stories about dance in immigrant communities.
Immigrant Muslims and leaders of the Nation of Islam are banding together in a fundraising campaign to build a mosque near the World Trade Center site capable of accommodating 2000 worshipers. Exclusive coverage from Fi2W and WNYC.
Listen to reporter Von Diaz’s radio story about young gay immigrants in New York, and the difficulties they face coming out to their families.
As a guest on the Michael Eric Dyson Show, Fi2W’s Erwin De Leon talked about the remaining barriers to equal rights faced by bi-national gay couples.
Ewa’s story on how immigrants are bringing back the New York tradition of pigeon tending reaches a national radio audience on PRI’s daily news show.
New York’s diverse South Asian immigrant communities experienced rapid, expansive growth over the last decade. But political representation has lagged behind. Fi2W blog editor Sarah Kate Kramer discussed the issue on WNYC’s The Takeaway.