Trilingual reporter, producer, international correspondent, videographer and filmmaker, I am driven by an intense curiosity to question and understand the world to connect in a deep way to its people, while trying to make them change the world.
Seventy-year-old Linda Williams and other rent-stabilized tenants living in Jamaica, Queens, are getting pushed out by their landlord. The longtime residents have been hit with charges for renovations made under the Major Capital Improvement (MCI) law, which allows landlords to make permanent rent increases.
This is the most contested congressional race in New York City: the 11th district which comprises all of Staten Island and a portion of Brooklyn. Republican incumbent Congressman Dan Donovan is facing political newcomer Max Rose, the Democratic nominee and 31-year-old Army veteran. Hoping to get an edge, Rose courted a group that doesn’t normally vote, the immigrant communities.