This edition: The Invisible PopulationTweet
Original tape date: May 21, 2012.
First aired: May 23, 2012.
On this edition of Independent Sources, we take a look at how a floundering economy and an increased cost of living in the city is contributing to the increasing number of homeless elderly. Then, we see how Bedford-Stuyvesant is trying to become a more senior friendly community.
Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources
Arvernetta Henry Former NYC Public School Teacher
Abi Ishola Independent Sources
Aysu Kirac Program Manager, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CIBS)
Melissa Lee Managing Director, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CIBS)
Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Pia Scarfo Director of Case Management and Policy Development, Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly (IPR/HE)
Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources