Feet In Two Worlds
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Feet in Two Worlds brings the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web. Visit us at fi2w.org. We're a project of The Center of New York City Affairs at The New School.
||CleanDreaming of Damascus||Yara and her family were forced to flee Syria and gained asylum in the US though they never had dreams of living in America. They ...||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Grandmother-Granddaughter Bond that heals 50 years of family separation||People immigrate for different reasons -- economic insecurity, political instability, or the simple desire to see another part of the world. But when they leave ...||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChallenges to Sanctuary Policies Put New Focus on IDNYC||More than a million New Yorkers carry a municipal ID, issued by the city. The ID NYC program was launched in January 2015 to help ...||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Hijab, My Body - The Journey of a Tattooed Yemeni Feminist||“When I first took [the hijab] off, I felt it was such an elaborate performance, but after two or three months, I’m so quick with ...||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndia Home||When Americans talk about what they admire most about immigrants - and yes, many Americans do admire immigrants - one thing they point to is ...||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean99 Cent Store||Sometimes it takes an outsider to see things that the rest of us take for granted in our daily lives. Tiu Wu is a graduate ...||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoalllll! The Changing Face of Ice Hockey||Ask most people to name a sport that’s popular with immigrants and they might say soccer or baseball. These are global sports with famous players ...||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Safe is a Sanctuary City?||The legal challenges facing communities that protect immigrants.||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoung Immigrants Confront the Outcome of the 2016 Election||Fear and dread have swept through immigrant communities following Donald Trump’s election as president. Trump has promised to immediately deport 2 to 3-million undocumented immigrants ...||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Dream City: My Body Remembers What Happened||As a witness to war and brutality in her native Bosnia, and then as a refugee, Mersiha Mesihovic found solace and a means of creative ...||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFi2W Dream City: “Esther”||In the past few years, a growing number of undocumented youth brought to the United States as kids, often called “Dreamers,” have become immigration activists. ...||4/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFi2W Dream City: “Look What I Brought You”||For Filipino immigrants, the ritual of packing gift boxes, known in Tagalog as balikbayan, nurtures family relationships tested by time and distance. In this podcast, Rosalind Tordesillias explores ...||1/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFi2W Podcast: Raising Trilingual Children||In this podcast, Janie Shen and Shadi Garman delve into the challenges immigrant parents face when raising trilingual children. We'll hear from Professor Xiao-Lei Wang; Micky Wu, ...||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFi2W Dream City: “Reunion”||Imagine moving to America and starting a new life with your family: nice home, better schools, new friends. But just when you begin to thrive, ...||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Dream City: “A Cairo State of Mind”||In this episode, Shiva Bayat introduces us to Belal Fadl, a man many consider one of the important voices of the revolutionary movement in Egypt. ...||9/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Dream City: “Mona Escapes”||In this episode of our new podcast series, a Filipina domestic worker escapes from harsh conditions and blossoms as an activist and an artist in ...||9/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Reporting on Religion and Faith in Immigrant Communities||As part of Feet In Two Worlds' online magazine focusing on religion and faith in immigrant communities, we wanted to get a sense of what ...||12/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: A movement in flux||A movement that was once monolithic has become fragmented, with some activists abandoning the fight for comprehensive immigration reform altogether while others focus instead on ...||5/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: US Citizenship for Today’s Immigrants||When it comes to citizenship for today's immigrants, the ground is shifting. Many immigrants who could become citizens, don't. Others say citizenship is less important ...||4/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Am I White Enough?||In this podcast we discuss the process of skin bleaching in immigrant communities, and the reasons why people do it.||2/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Impact of African immigrants in Bronx, NY||Africans are now the second largest immigrant community in the Bronx, and their influence on the borough's economy and culture is growing.||1/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Kaya Natin!||On this podcast, sounds and stories from Kaya Natin!, a literary benefit organized by Filipino American writers for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan at the Asian ...||12/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Mexican students in NYC||Mexicans are one of the fastest rising groups in New York, but Mexican young people have the highest dropout rate of any group in the ...||7/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Sound System Culture||This week, Marcela Gara discusses sound system parties in NYC.||7/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Needle and Thread||On this podcast, Feet in 2 Worlds contributors, Carmel Pryor and Tatiana Galzy take a look at a new generation of designers and the rising ...||6/17/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: African and Caribbean Women’s Attitude Towards Hair||In this podcast, FI2W’S Miranda Shafer and Sally Nnamani talked to immigrant black women from Africa and the Caribbean, to understand how they express their ...||6/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: What’s In An Accent?||FI2W reporter Sara Loscos talks with actresses who are trying to lose their accents, and others who think sounding Latina is actually a career asset.||5/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Julia Hettich||On this podcast, Fi2w correspondent Julia Hettich talks to industry insiders who fight for the rights of the dishwashers, the busboys and the servers in ...||5/14/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Helle Anderson||On this podcast, an immigrant stands in Grand Central Terminal and re-imagines New York, if history had taken a different course.||5/4/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFI2W Podcast: Forgotten Foods||This week, and interview with the creator of Forgotten Foods of NYC.||3/21/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
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I grew up in Queens, NY, one of the most diverse counties in the nation.
The stories featured in the episodes of the Feet in 2 Worlds podcast remind me of walks through East Elmhurst with my 🇩🇴 grandmother, afternoons gardening with my neighbor Telly, who was from 🇹🇹 and arguments I had with the 🇨🇮 nuns from my high school- in Spanish!!
In a time where immigrant communities are under siege, this podcast captures the true American tale. This is a podcast about celebrating humans, building community and keeping our experiences alive through the art of storytelling.
I invite you to check out Fi2W.org. This podcast is only one of many journalistic projects this team produces.
Bravo Feet in 2 Worlds! 🎧🎤🏆
P.S. Did you know the last two podcasts were produced by students at The New School?! That's right y'all, Feet in 2 Worlds is an independent media outlet AND training program. ✊🏽