NYPR (Re)source Archive
NYPR (Re)source is a bi-weekly internal newsletter highlighting diverse resources and potential contacts for shows, podcasts, and the newsroom. Our goal is to support content teams in seeking out new voices and perspectives.
(Re)source is a pilot project started by the Diversity & Inclusion team. The D&I team aims to help our organization reflect more accurately the city we serve with a more diverse staff, talent, guest pools, audience and a truly inclusive workplace culture.
Find past issues of (Re)source below!
NYPR (Re)source Issues:
Issue #7 - 8/4/16
Features: Kevin Young (Curator, Author, Poet, Director at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture), Porter Braswell (CEO, Jopwell), Simone Leigh (black feminist artist, sculptor), Astrid Silva (Organizing Director, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada), Ha-Ting Chinn (Opera-singer/Science Education).
Issue #6 - 7/21/16
Features: Jeffrey Cirio (Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre), Christopher Edmin, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Teachers College at Columbia), Joel Kim Booster (Writer, Comedian, Asian American, LGBTQ), Robin Laverne Wilson (Artist, Activist, State Senate Candidate), Yemi Amu (Founder, Oko Farms, Urban Farming, Race/Class).
Issue #5 - 7/7/16
Features: Gary Chambers (Co-founder, The Rouge Collection, Community Organizer), Adriana C. Ocampo, Ph.D (Latina, Planetary Geologist and Program Executive, NASA HQ), Aaron P. Dworkin (Founder, the Sphinx Organization), Peggy Shepard (Executive Director, WE ACT, Environmental Justice), Heejae Lim (Founder, TalkingPoints).
Issue #4 - 6/24/16
Features: Subhi Nahas (Humanitarian Worker, Writer, LGBTQ Activist), Danielle N. lee, Ph.D (black female biologist, Outreach Scientist), Tona Brown (Violinist, Vocalist, LGBTQ), Sajid Tarar (Center for Social Change and Founder, Muslims for Trump), Gerald Torres (Professor of Law, Cornell).
Issue #3 - 6/8/16
Features: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Latinx Artivist, Graphic Novelist), Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (black astrophysicist, LGBT), Natasha Bowens (Author, Brown.Girl.Farming), Bernard C. Coleman III (Chief Diversity Officer, Hillary for America), Adan Vasquez (Executive Director, Washington Heights Community Conservatory for Fine Arts).
Issue #2 - 5/4/16
Features: Warsan Shire (Poet/Author, Beyonce's Lemonade), Tracy Chou (Software Engineer, Pintrest), Micah Bazant (Gender non-conforming, Visual Artist), Christopher Torres (Campaign Manager, Center for Community Change Action), Mia Mingus (Writer, Community Educator, Disability Justice/LGBTQ).
Issue #1 - 4/14/16
Features: Judge Danny K. Chun (State Supreme Court Justice), Angelica Ross (TransTech Socail, LGBTQ/STEM), Favianna Rodriguez (Latina Artist, Director of CultureStrike), Peter Harvey (former Attorney General of NJ), Rev. Vivian Nixon (Executive Director, College and Community Fellowship).