Seema Agnani

Seema Agnani appears in the following:

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.

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Hard To Count

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Brian Lehrer Show “10 Questions that Count” census project kicks off with a conversation co-produced with Feet in Two Worlds. Turns out, New Yorkers are particularly hard-to-count: today’s guests explore why and what’s being done to reach local immigrant populations. Plus, an interactive look at some ...

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