Masks have Meaning
Las mascarillas tienen significado

En todo el mundo, parece que usaremos mascarillas por ahora. Todos podemos esperar que esta estrategia de salud pública ayude a reducir la transmisión del COVID-19. Pero cuando nos ponemos...
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“This is all art”
“Todo esto es arte” 

These are uncertain times and we don’t know what the future will bring. What we do with our time is important—whether it’s caring for others in a necessary job...
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In the Bag
En la bolsa

Dado que las compras de comestibles siguen siendo una necesidad durante esta pandemia, muchas personas tienen preguntas sobre cómo realizar las comprar de manera segura.
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New school grading policy in place to close out year
Nueva política de calificaciones escolares para cerrar el año

Grades be gone? A citywide adjusted grading policy for public school students in grades K through 12 was announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza.
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Passion in the Paint
Pasión en la pintura

Washington Heights has a new way to say thank you to the ever-so necessary first responders. A new mural at 2244 Amsterdam Avenue popped up almost overnight. Created by local artist DISTER Rondon, the bright multi-colored artwork...
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A world “ever-changing”
Un mundo “siempre cambiante”

Robocalls. Testing sites. Resource guides. Top city officials held a media briefing on Tues., Apr. 21st to discuss the ways the city is engaging immigrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A new word world
Parranda de palabras

Un permiso de residencia era el objetivo. La autora Melissa Rivero convirtió una historia de la llegada de su madre a los Estados Unidos como inmigrante indocumentada en su última novela, The Affairs of the Falcóns.
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Stirrings of a Strike
Inicios de una huelga

The clock is ticking. Like many New Yorkers, Fausto Pérez is having trouble paying rent since the coronavirus pandemic started. Though Governor Andrew Cuomo has put a 90-day moratorium on tenant evictions...
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Transit Talk
Charla de tránsito

Frente a una caída del 90 por ciento en la cantidad de pasajeros debido al coronavirus, la MTA solicita $3.9 mil millones de dólares en ayuda del gobierno federal para compensar las pérdidas masivas de operación causadas por la pandemia.
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The Other Crisis
La Otra Crisis

In the grip of the coronavirus, frightened and distracted, we have taken our eyes off a crisis that is far more serious in terms of its long-term impacts: the “existential crisis” of climate change. COVID should not be an excuse or cover for the weakening of...
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Program of Promise
Programa de promesa

El COVID-19 representa una tragedia trascendental que dejará mucho trauma y dolor. La construcción de la comunidad será una parte esencial del proceso de reconstrucción social que debe llevarse a cabo después de que obtengamos el control de la situación.
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UC Recap – April 13th – April 18th

It does not get more Washington Heights than Coogan’s. More than just a bar, Coogan’s was a haven for this diverse, vibrant and hardworking community for over 35 years. It was an Irish bar that was also Dominican, Black, Jewish, Mexican and so forth. It was the Uptown version of Cheers.

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