Wan Soo Lee, fulfilled a dream and studied to be a doctor in the Dominican Republic. One third of the Korean pediatrician’s patients are Hispanic, Korea Daily reports.
Norwood News reports on the trafficking and use of heroin in the Bronx, and the fatal overdoses that result.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The City Council opts out of the Secure Communities program, New Immigrant Community Empowerment talks about using a graphic novel to fight employment agency fraud, and a syringe exchange program not without controversy.
Rosanne Small-Morgan and her husband, immigrants from the Caribbean, have written a book about their struggles to get support for their autistic son Zane.
Queens resident Nooria Nodrat, herself blind and asthmatic, ran her 10th NYC marathon to raise money to help the visually impaired in her native country, reports Queens Courier.
A new post-Sandy stress relief program that can be accessed via computer, phone or mobile device is being introduced by the Mental Health Association of New York City, The Wave reports.
Brooklyn residents and leaders marched Oct. 26 against the Fortis Property Group’s plan to develop LICH, urging state officials not to sign off on it, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
How has the Ebola hysteria affected the largest Liberian community outside Liberia? CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” finds out in one of three segments.
Figuring out how to better connect immigrants in NYC with health care is the task of a new working group formed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Capital New York reports.
Mexican immigrants who have a disability due to a degenerative disease or an accident at work face poverty, and find little in the way of job opportunities and support, reports Diario de Mexico.
Patti Murillo Casa is a Latina cervical cancer survivor who is helping Latinas who have received the diagnosis to cope.
Nearly 50 percent of children in Washington Heights are overweight. An Uptowner article explores why that is and what residents are doing to make their neighborhood healthier.
Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of “Independent Sources.”
CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” reports on “shift beds” in Chinatown and Filipina fashion model Geena Rocero’s work on behalf of transgender rights.
Community members are upset over a judge’s ruling that will now allow NYU Langone Medical Center to hire whomever it wants for the walk-in emergency center at LICH, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.