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Aftermath: Blockparties Live Broadcast

Saturday, May 14, our Interactive II class successfully covered six events throughout the five boroughs! Together, we developed an idea to cover six diverse cultural festivals and block parties that reflected changes to the 2010 census. I covered the 36th … Continue reading

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Portfolio Traffic

This past week, I installed the WordPress.com Stats plugin to monitor the traffic to my portfolio site. The results reflect an effort to utilize a variety of social media platforms to promote my site. The graph illustrates the steady decrease … Continue reading

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Child Welfare and Immigration: Immigrant Youth in Foster Care

Vanessa Fuentes’ life in Mexico stopped at 16 when she moved to the United States. As an unaccompanied and undocumented minor in foster care, Fuentes feared deportation. Her story is one of hundreds of immigrant youth in New York City … Continue reading

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Recycling New York: Turning Cans into Millions

New York City has been recycling for over 100 years. Today, the City’s Department of Sanitation’s Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling manages a recycling program that pushes to increase sustainability in the five boroughs. Aside from city workers, … Continue reading

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Flash Assignment-Tsunami

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