Home, Interrupted is a podcast series exploring how the climate crisis affects immigrants across the U.S., and how immigrant communities are finding new ways to deal with a warming planet. You’ll hear voices that are often overlooked in the climate crisis, including those who have been forced to make wrenching choices, as well as those who are leading the way to a more sustainable planet. Home, Interrupted is produced and hosted by Iggy Monda, a Feet in 2 Worlds Editing Fellow. Contributing producers to the series include journalists who trace their roots to China, Mexico, Italy, India, and Sweden.

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Red Lines and Zip Codes – Home, Interrupted

Your zip code can tell a lot about your health. Studies show that historically redlined neighborhoods can overlap with areas that flood the most, have the worst air quality, and experience the...
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Building a Green Chicago – Home, Interrupted

In 2023, Illinois’ governor signed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act to phase out fossil fuels by 2050 and renovate the state with green infrastructure. Chicago is one of the cities offering...
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Rain, Rain, Go Away. New York Kids Are Trying to Play – Home, Interrupted

Across New York City, concrete and asphalt are being torn out of schoolyards and replaced with rain-absorbing surfaces to make them more climate-resilient. The redesigning of playgrounds in immigrant...
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Maya Farms…in Nebraska? – Home, Interrupted

In America’s agricultural heartland, a small group of immigrant farmers look to ancient methods to help modern farming respond to the climate crisis. Producer Anja Nilsson reports from Nebraska on...
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Harvest of Shame: Deadly Heat Edition – Home Interrupted

In July of 2023, Efraín López García died picking fruit on a farm in Homestead, Florida. According to his family, extreme heat caused his death. At the same time, the Florida legislature was...
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Rising Floods for Basement Apartment Dwellers – Home, Interrupted

Over 100,000 people live in New York City basement apartments – most are immigrants. It’s an open secret that, while basement apartments offer cheap rent, they are potential death traps in a city...
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Who Sends Help When Hurricanes Strike? – Home, Interrupted

When Hurricane Otis devastated the resort city of Acapulco in October 2023, Mexican authorities struggled to respond to the disaster. Producer Greta Díaz González Vázquez reports on how families...
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Home, Interrupted: Coming April 2024

Listen to the trailer for our upcoming series, Home, Interrupted

Coming soon: Home, Interrupted focuses on immigrants and climate change

Our new podcast series Home, Interrupted explores how the climate crisis affects immigrants across the U.S., and how immigrant communities are finding new ways to deal with a warming planet.