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Cure Violence

Recorded on February 11, 2021.

Join Shekar and our panel of community activists and violence interrupters for a discussion on how we can stop the cycle of violence and keep our communities safe.

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Supporting Others While supporting yourself

Recorded on February 6, 2021.

Join Shekar Kirshnan and Alpana Choudhury to talk about how we can take care of ourselves, engage in radical healing, and navigate the emotional tolls of life in the pandemic.

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Ranked Choice Voting

Recorded on January 28, 2021.

English – Español – বাংলা – 普通话 – नेपाली 

This year is the first year that New York City will use Ranked Choice Voting for the primary elections. Join our team and learn about what that means and how to vote! 

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Creating Anti-Racist public Schools

Recorded on January 21, 2021.

Join us in conversation with Jan-Kristof Louis-Mansano, Jeremy Chan-Kraushar, and Natasha Capers to discuss inclusive curricula and culturally responsive education in our schools to make our children’s futures brighter together!

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Recorded on January 14, 2021.

Join us for a live discussion of the latest on COVID-19 in our communities. We’re excited to introduce a new community group called the Jackson Heights Science Communication Initiative (JHSCI).

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Recorded on December 21, 2020.

Join us in a conversation with fearless trans advocate Cecilia Gentili on how we can all fight to end transphobia in all its forms and repeal the #WalkingWhileTrans ban. Este evento es bilingue. 

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Building a Community Center in Jackson Heights

Recorded on December 17, 2020.

Join Shekar and community activists Amadeo Plaza, Karen Wellington, and Nadine Kela-Murphy as we talk about and mobilize around getting the city to build a real community center for Jackson Heights.

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Elmhurst Tenants Rights: Creating a Task Force to Stop Harassment & Evictions

Recorded on December 10, 2020.

Join Shekar Krishnan, candidate for city council, and expert panelists and community activists Rima Begum, Seonae Byeon, Lina Lee, and Alexis Rodriguez in a discussion around fighting for housing justice and tenants rights.

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Housing Justice with State Senator Julia Salazar

Recorded on December 3, 2020.

Listen in to hear about what’s in the works for COVID-19 eviction relief, how we can fight gentrification, and how we can guarantee the right to safe, affordable housing for all.

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Campaign Launch

Recorded on November 17, 2020.

“We are in a city that is fundamentally and structurally unequal. Now is our opportunity to build power for and with communities that have been struggling so much.

I know these fights because I have fought them with you every single step of the way. And now, we’ll take this fight to City Hall.” 

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