Sunday, 21 September 2014

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Universal Pre-K Offers Immigrant Mothers an Economic Boost

Universal Pre-K Offers Immigrant Mothers an Economic Boost

The city’s new program will allow many in low-income communities to take up paid work. ...

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Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Treating "somatic" ailments offers a path to addressing mental illness in the Asian-American community. ...

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How to Become Punjabi in New York City

How to Become Punjabi in New York City

An Indian immigrant rediscovers his Punjabi language and identity in New York City. ...

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Ghost Houses, Home to No One

Ghost Houses, Home to No One

In Mexico, a luxurious house sits empty while its owner toils in the Bronx. ...

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Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

San Antonio Texcala, Mexico, has become a ghost town after the collapse of its onyx industry. ...

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Puebla to the Bronx: Three Decades of Exodus

Puebla to the Bronx: Three Decades of Exodus

Migration from Zapotitlán Salinas has transformed the Mexican region, leaving elderly people and children wandering empty streets. ...

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Special Project: Graying in Color

Special Project: Graying in Color

Getting old in New York City, it turns out, can actually be pretty fun. Voices of NY's four-part multimedia project reports on how some of the city’s senior centers are finding new ways to create welc ...

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Graying in Color: Seniors Helping Seniors

Graying in Color: Seniors Helping Seniors

In New York City, there’s no rest for the retired. As senior centers struggle to serve a growing and increasingly diverse elderly population, they often find themselves turning to the seniors themselv ...

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Graying in Color: Aging in Place

Graying in Color: Aging in Place

What happens when a whole block or housing development gets older together? "Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities," known as NORCs, sometimes compel the city to bring the services to the seniors ...

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Graying in Color: A Haven For LGBT Seniors

Graying in Color: A Haven For LGBT Seniors

A center for LGBT seniors and another for visually impaired seniors are among a handful of new, "innovative" centers that tailor their environment to seniors' particular needs and interests. Other cen ...

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On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Two Bangladeshis will run next year for a city council seat in the Bronx, but some worry that the Bangladeshis – a new but growing immigrant community – are reaching for too much too early. They quest ...

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