Clarisa Diaz

WNYC Data News

Clarisa Diaz is the interaction and graphic designer for WNYC's Data News & Journalism team.  You can see more of her work at www.clarisadiaz.com.

Clarisa Diaz appears in the following:

Brooklyn DA's Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.

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MS-13 Gang Crackdown Relies on 'Questionable' Evidence From Schools

Monday, August 07, 2017

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WNYC has documents showing how police build cases against suspected gang members based on information they could only find inside the schools — and some of it is supposed to be private.

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This Might Challenge What You Think About Medicaid

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Next week, the Senate will be back to consider health reform, including cuts to the Medicaid program. So we decided to take a deeper look at just who benefits from government healthcare.

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Voting Block: New Jersey Neighbors Dare to Talk Politics

Monday, June 12, 2017

It's become increasingly difficult to have political conversations with those who disagree. But we are asking one very diverse neighborhood to try.

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Missing: New York Immigration Judges

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

As part of a crackdown on illegal immigration, the Trump Administration is assigning judges from the nation's busiest immigration court to the border where some say they're not needed.

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Voter Guide: Who's Running To Succeed Gov. Chris Christie

Friday, May 26, 2017

Time to vote, New Jersey! You can choose a candidate for governor in the primary on June 6. WNYC and NJ Spotlight break down where the candidates stand on key issues.

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Styrofoam Ban Surfaces in NYC Council. Again

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The city is trying again, after restaurant and pro-polystyrene industry groups fought back against a ban, and won.

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Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Residents on Staten Island's North Shore voted on how to spend one million dollars in their community. Winning projects will be announced Wednesday. 

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Allergic to Salad: Learning to Cook Healthy Food

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

To get kids to eat vegetables, one New Yorker is partnering with restaurants to host cooking classes for kids. This story is part of our "Design by Community" series. 

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NYC’s First Community Garden

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Our "Design by Community" series continues with a look at the history and current challenges of New York City's first community garden.

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Caracol Interpreters Cooperative: Bridging Language Barriers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This worker-owned business that provides Spanish/English services is a model for interpreter organizations across the city.

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Residents Push MTA for Upgrades at Fourth Avenue Station

Monday, April 24, 2017

Through setting up a fantasy subway station, residents gathered ideas and pressured the MTA to make upgrades quicker.

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How Donald Trump Could Weed Out Your Community Garden

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump's budget calls for eliminating all federal block grants; NYC's Parks Department receives $4,500,000 a year from those grants.

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Where Members of Congress Stood on the Republican Health Care Bill

Friday, March 10, 2017

NPR, WNYC and dozens of other member stations tracked where lawmakers around the country stood on the controversial bill.

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Here's Why Immigrant Victims May (Still) Be Afraid to Report Crime

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

U visas offer the promise of legal status for immigrants who cooperate with law enforcement, but these days, the decision to come out of the shadows presents a new level of anxiety.

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Town Hall Tracker: Find Meetings With Your Representatives (February 18-26)

Friday, February 17, 2017

Check if your members of Congress are having town hall meetings during this legislative recess (February 18-26). 

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Where They Stand: Congress and Trump's Executive Order on Refugees and Immigrants

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

NPR, WNYC and dozens of other member stations are tracking how lawmakers around the country are responding to President Trump's executive order on refugees. Here's what we found.

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City Proposes Halving Cost of Tennis Permits

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The annual adult tennis permit would be reduced to $100.

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MTA Okay With Subway Therapy -- For Now

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Since the presidential election, people have been posting thousands of notes in a subway passageway at 14th Street. 

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New York Voter Guide for 2016 November Election

Monday, October 31, 2016

Learn about the presidential candidates, and candidates down the ballot in your district.

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