City Limits - A Poverty Project
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City Limits is a year-long audio journalism project that examines the living and socio-economic conditions behind the alarming poverty rate in Syracuse.
||CleanThe Path to Homelessness||There can be a myriad of reasons that someone becomes homeless. But, what happens when youth have nowhere to live and what circumstances led up to it? John Smith introduces us to two young people in that situation as part of the City Limits project.||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of One||As a sub series within City Limits, On the Front Lines examines individuals and agencies making a difference in Syracuse’s poverty problem.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNot Just A Highway: How Interstate 81 Contributed To Poverty in Syracuse||With Interstate 81 declared to have outlived it's u||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt Delivers Hope to Vacant Properties in Syracuse Neighborhoods||John Smith reports, The Greater Syracuse Community and organizers want to uplift neighborhoods with colorful painted scenes on boards placed on decaying properties. Their teamwork aims to improve neighborhood surroundings and to let residents know that others care.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Reducing Poverty is Such an Elusive Goal||The statistics regarding the poverty rate in Syracuse are staggering. But what is poverty? And what can be done about it? WAER’s Chris Bolt talks with some of those living in Poverty, to tackle these questions.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Is City Limits?||Joe Lee visits a local barbershop to gather Syracusans’ reactions to the poverty issue and provides some context for the City Limits project.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|