Your Anecdotal Census: Queens
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Andrew Beveridge, professor of sociology at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, talks about some of the demographic changes Queens has gone through in the last ten years. Then Seema Agnani, executive director of Chhaya Community Development Corporation talks about how the South Asian community in Queens has changed over the decade. Then Valeria Treves, executive director of New Immigrant Community Empowerment discusses the changes she's seen. Later, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall talks about how demographic changes have influenced policy and politics in Queens over the last ten years. Finally, executive director of Asian-Americans for Equality Christopher Kui discusses the growing civic awareness in the Chinese and Korean communities of Flushing, Queens over the past ten years.