Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:
Friday, October 15, 2021
More than 200 women, including trans inmates, are being moved from Rikers Island in New York City amid deteriorating conditions. The transfers are meant to alleviate staffing and safety issues.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
A year after historic protests calling for police reform, communities across the country have grappled with what that reform should look like amid rising violence and funding questions.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
A series of reforms are being proposed for Rikers Island jail in New York, which has been rocked by deaths, violence and reports of unsanitary conditions.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
NPR is following the ceremony and services commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City.
Friday, September 10, 2021
At least 67 undocumented immigrants, mainly from Mexico and South America, who worked at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, are still considered missing.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
At least 67 undocumented immigrants, mainly from Mexico and South America, who worked at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 are still considered missing.
Saturday, September 04, 2021
Party planners say they are overrun by families who still want the traditional ceremony, which has taken on a new meaning — the celebration of life, and the remembrance of loss.
Friday, September 03, 2021
Hurricane Ida and its remnants left a path of destruction from Louisiana to the Northeast. Communities are assessing the damage, and prepping for a hurricane season that hasn't reached its peak.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
The remnants of Hurricane Ida are causing problems far from where it came ashore in Louisiana. In New York City, a deluge of water closed all but one subway line. Surrounding areas had major flooding.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Quinceañeras are an important tradition in many Latino cultures, but COVID-19 restrictions canceled party plans. Those delays are bringing a new twist to these celebrations.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall on the upper Northeast coast today.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
The community members known as "violence interrupters," can play a vital role diffusing potential gun violence retaliation in neighborhoods that don't trust police.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
The resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid sexual harassment accusations has brought dramatic change to the state's leadership. And New Yorkers have plenty of thoughts on what that means.
Monday, August 09, 2021
Increasing gun violence across the country is a growing concern. In one New York neighborhood, paid members of the community help curb tensions that lead to shootings. They can do what police can't.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
New York City will ask for proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues. It is the first major U.S. city to do so as cases of the Delta variant are on the rise.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
An increasing number of cities, states, counties and hospitals are making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory. But not all health care workers are on board.
Monday, July 26, 2021
New York City announced that government workers, including teachers and police, must be vaccinated by mid-September. Those who refuse will have to wear masks indoors and submit to weekly testing.
Friday, July 23, 2021
The court released a list of people expected to testify in the judicial inquiry of Eric Garner's 2014 death. Garner's family says not enough was done by the city and police to investigate his death.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Gov. Cuomo has issued an executive order declaring a disaster emergency on gun violence. The state has seen a significant rise in shootings in the pandemic.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Miami is known for its diverse Latino community. After the condominium collapsed in Florida, the tragedy reverberated through the immigrant community, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.