New Story: Essential Until Expendable
Story published: October 1, 2020
Facebook Live event: October 2, 2020, 5PM
On Friday, October 2, Newest Americans will host a conversation on Facebook Live with author Mary Ann Koruth, photographer Ed Kashi, and Angelica Espinal-Garcia, who is a board-member at Casa Freehold and a health educator at Freehold’s Department of Health.
New Story: Mirian Mijangos
July 13, 2020 @ 6:00PM
New Story: Shanta Adhikary Ghimire
Coming June 29
A Nepali domestic worker finds her calling as a poet and activist.
New Story: Malta Through Refugee Eyes
This idyllic Mediterranean island is a hub for global migration.
Stories from the Pandemic Launch
Stories from the Pandemic is a multimedia initiative that documents youth-centered experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. The essays, videos, and images, offer an intimate look inside a range of unique experiences that young people are facing.⠀
Join us at the link in our bio and here on social media as we explore what the COVID19 pandemic looks and feels like from these young people’s perspective. As a pandemic hits, youth respond.⠀
This project is a collaboration between the Newark Board of Education and Newest Americans.
Ironbound Foodscapes Launch
Ironbound Foodscapes is live! During these strange and unprecedented times, enjoy a deep dive into some of the restaurants that give Newark’s Ferry Street its culinary flair, from the comfort of your own home. Through this virtual tour you can explore the history and cuisine of Ferry Street through the buildings inhabited by five restaurants- Mompou, Nova Aliança, Sabor UNIDO, La Guayaca and Bocaditos Colombianos.
A domestic worker from Gautemala describes her experiences finding work in New Jersey