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This edition: The Decriminalization Push

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 1, 2015.

First aired: June 3, 2015.

On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, we talk about why decriminalizing smaller offenses may actually be a detriment to immigrants and have unforeseen financial ramifications for residents. We learn about a pilot program that uses cell phones to teach immigrants conversational English. Then Sarah Pizon profiles a dual language Japanese program in Williamsburg, Brooklyn set to launch in the Fall.

Guest List

Yuli Fisher Co-Founder, Williamsburg Dual Language Program

Prof. Karin Martin Assistant Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY

Jorge I. Montalvo Deputy Secretary of State for Economic Opportunity, New York State

Sandra Noyola Principal, P.S. 147 Isaac Remsen

Steve Zeidman Professor, CUNY School of Law

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