Lower East Side 2002-2003
Radio Rookies' second workshop in Manhattan was held at the Grand Street Settlement, located right under the Williamsburg Bridge in Manhattan's Lower East Side. The Grand Street Settlement provides residents of the LES community with the tools and support they need to overcome challenges and build productive lives and futures. These stories were part of a series that were awarded the Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award, a RTNDA/UNITY Award, a NFCB Golden Reel Awards and were a runner-up for the Casey Medal.
Friday, January 24, 2003
Alena's parents let her make a lot of her own decisions, but when Alena leaves her apartment she feels less free.
Thursday, January 23, 2003
Shakima is proud of her fashion sense, but finds that as her family's finances have changed, it's been harder to keep up with the name brands she adores.
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Anthony's sixth grade teacher made an extraordinary impact on his life.
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
Many Dominicans, like Angely's father and grandfather, immigrate to New York for a "better life." Angely's not sure they're making the right choice.
Monday, January 20, 2003
Being called "burger" has made fourteen year old Brittany mad and sad.