This edition: Free LunchTweet
Original tape date: September 25, 2017.
First aired: September 29, 2017.
On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, questions about school funding emerge with the recent rollout of the Free School Lunch program for all of New York City’s public schools. A Sikh organization funds a million-dollar educational ad campaign at a time of increasing hate crimes in the U.S. Then, we meet Pamela Yates, the director of 500 Years, a new film that tells the story of indigenous Mayans in Guatemala fighting an oppressive government.
Gurwin Singh Ahuja Executive Director, The National Sikh Campaign
Ashley Rafalow Director of Operations and Communications, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
Pamela Yates Film Director, “500 Years: Life in Resistance” (2017)
Alex Zimmerman Reporter, Chalkbeat