This edition: I Am Muslim, I Am NYCTweet
Original tape date: October 3, 2016.
First aired: October 12, 2016.
On this edition of Independent Sources hosted by Abi Ishola , we learn about a government initiative in New York that hopes to stem that growing number or increasingly violent attacks on Muslims in the city. We learn about how the immigrants are getting assistance with paying for the high cost of American citizenship. Then we find out about one woman's effort to help children combat depression and thoughts of suicide with art.
Laura Baran Co-Founder, Arts & Dreams
Laura Gonzalez-Murphy Director, NYS Office of New Americans
Rama Issa Ibrahim Lead Advisor, NYC Commission on Human Rights
Nida Khan Freelance Journalist