This edition: Year in ReviewTweet
Original tape date: January 2, 2013.
First aired: January 2, 2013.
On this edition of Independent Sources we look back on some of our favorite stories from 2012. From “The Invisible Population” of New York City’s homeless to urban farming projects in East New York as well as issues facing the large Polish community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and more.
Rose Agyepomah Textile Shot Keeper (Ghana)
Colin Allsopp Volunteer Farmer, East New York Farms
Gideon Ashiaghor Textile Technician, Akosombo Textile Limited (Ghana)
Prof. Nevin Cohen Food Policy Expert, The New School
Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources
Julia Grob Creator/Actor, East WillyB
Arvernetta Henry Former NYC Public School Teacher
Ige Faraouk Idris Patron, Oyiza Orphanage (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Joy Idris Matron, Oyiza Orphanage (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Abi Ishola Independent Sources
Gina Keatley Founder, NourishingNYC.org
Abraham Koomson General Secretary, Textiles, Garment, and Leather Workers Union (Ghana)
Zyphus Lebrun Host; Producer, Study With the Best; Independent Sources
Margaret Mlodnicka Greenpoint Resident
Flaco Navaja Actor
Christopher H. Olechowski Chair, Community Board No. 1 (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)
Atinuke Osunkoya Oyo State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Social Welfare Community Development and Poverty Alleviation, (Nigeria)
Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!
Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Yamin Segal Creator/Director, East WillyB
Cándido Tirado Playwright
David Vigil Farm Manager, East New York Farms
Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Lucyna Wierzbicki Manager, Polam International Meat Market