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New Story: An American Meo — 07/20/2020| New Story: Mirian Mijangos — 07/13/2020| New Story: Historias para lo que viene — 07/06/2020| New Story: Shanta Adhikary Ghimire — 06/29/2020| New Story: Malta Through Refugee Eyes — 06/22/2020| Stories from the Pandemic Launch — 04/20/2020| Ironbound Foodscapes Launch — 04/01/2020|
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New Story: An American Meo

07/20/2020

July 20, 2020 @ 6:00PM

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Newest Americans Mary Ann Koruth in conversation with Anisa Rahim about her experience learning her family history and writing her remarkable piece: An American Meo.

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New Story: Mirian Mijangos

07/13/2020

July 13, 2020 @ 6:00PM

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“I knew that if the hoof of the horse got to my head, it would be over for me.”

– Mirian Mijangos

A conversation with Rita Dentino of Casa Freehold and Tsering Lama of Adhikaar about immigrant domestic workers in New Jersey, their struggles, their stories and the campaign for their rights.

Mirian leaves her house for a day’s work.
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New Story: Historias para lo que viene

07/06/2020

July 6, 2020 @ 5:00PM

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Histories for what’s to come

Facebook Live with Catalina Muñoz Rojas discussing Newest Americans’ latest multimedia story, Historias Para Lo Que Viene.

Esmeralda Arboleda, originally from Tumaco, Colombia but displaced by paramilitary violence against her and her family, poses for a portrait with her son Kevin Daniel Moreno Angulo, 12. Bogota, Colombia July 2, 2018
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New Story: Shanta Adhikary Ghimire

06/29/2020

Coming June 29

A Nepali domestic worker finds her calling as a poet and activist.

Shanta Adhikary Ghimire
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New Story: Malta Through Refugee Eyes

06/22/2020

This idyllic Mediterranean island is a hub for global migration.

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Stories from the Pandemic Launch

04/20/2020

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.

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Ironbound Foodscapes Launch

04/01/2020

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.

Mompou