Courtney Stein appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Brendan was a first-grader on September 11th, 2001. Brendan reports on whether or not his peers and younger siblings feel that 9/11 impacted their world view.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
"Nothing's ever permanent in foster care" is how Rookie Reporter Michael Jacobson describes his life in the system. Michael has lived in seven different homes in just four years.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Bebe tells her uncle that she's bisexual, but he suspects Bebe is just trying to be cool and doesn't understand the weight of her words.
Monday, November 01, 2010
Edwin Llanos has grown up in neighborhoods where police officers stop and search kids all the time. When Edwin got into a tough situation, he wasn't sure who to turn to.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Alexis Gordon's dad has been in the Army Reserves since before she was born. She is struggling to understand her dad's decision to stay in the Army and go back to the Middle East.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Queens Rookies Alexis Gordon and Jessica Cernadas ran the Rookies table at the NYC Young Artists & Leaders Festival on Saturday, June 5th. Downtown Art organized the festival as an opportunity for young artists to show their work and see the creative work being done by others their age.
Thursday, February 04, 2010
We took a group of 14 Rookies from the Bronx and Queens down to Washington DC to see the sights. There were 17 of us, traveling on a double-decker bus, staying in a hostel.
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Irina was born in Belarus, which bore the brunt of the radiation fallout from the Chernobyl disaster. Irina and her family attribute many of their health problems to the radiation.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
The NYC Department of Education raised the standards for passing the 8th grade and ended social promotion. AJ Frazier has always just skated by, so he needed to change his ways.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
When Kaari, Sanda and I walk into the Next Generation Center, the home of our current Bronx workshop, it's like walking into a house party. Hip hop and rap deejayed by kids from the center thumps just a little too loud. I keep thinking some adult is going to put the kabosh on this, but they don't seem phased.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Raymond Henderson and his sister live with the home health attendant who cared for their mother as she was dying. She has offered to adopt them, so Raymond must make a decision.
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
In the past, hanging out with boys has gotten Jacuyra into trouble.