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This edition: Lengthening Food Lines

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 2, 2011.

First aired: November 2, 2011.

On this edition of Independent Sources, New York City pantries struggle with budget cuts and a wave of new clients brought on by the economic recession. Business signs in Flushing's Chinatown stir up controversy. And, a Spanish theatre makes a home for itself on the Lower East Side.

Guest List

Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources

Dan Halloran (R-Queens) Councilmember - 19th District, The New York City Council

Theresa Hassler Communications Director, New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH)

Zyphus Lebrun Host; Producer, Study With the Best; Independent Sources

Hannah Lupien Food Policy Strategist, West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH)

José Cheo Oliveras Director Artistico y Fundador, Teatro Círculo

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Connor Sheets Reporter, Flushing Times

Eva Cristina Vásquez Actriz/Dramaturga y Fundadora, Teatro Círculo

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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