Lower East Side 2002-2003

Radio Rookies' second workshop in Manhattan was held at theĀ 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.

Teen Rights

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.

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Fashion Obsession

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.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Anthony's sixth grade teacher made an extraordinary impact on his life.

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Dominican Republic

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.