Interview with Carlos Vargas (ICLP 2017)

Interview with Carlos Vargas (ICLP 2017)

Carlos Vargas (ICLP 2017) is an ActionNYC navigator with the immigrant services and advocacy nonprofit Make The Road New York and a first-year law student at CUNY School of Law. As a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipient, he is a plaintiff in New...
Interview with Greg Berman (Fellows 1991)

Interview with Greg Berman (Fellows 1991)

Greg Berman (Fellows 1991) played a key role in bringing about the New York City Council’s recent historic vote to close the notorious jail complex on Rikers Island. It was a crowning achievement in his 25 years as director of The Center for Court Innovation, a role...
Interview with Courtney Aubain (PBYF 2019)

Interview with Courtney Aubain (PBYF 2019)

Courtney Aubain is a young changemaker on the rise. As a part of the second cohort of our Participatory Budgeting Youth Fellowship (PBYF), Courtney worked in the office of New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres (EL 2004) during the 2018-19 school year. “I spoke...
Interview with Catalina Cruz (LNY 28)

Interview with Catalina Cruz (LNY 28)

Image courtesy of VoicesOfNY.org Catalina Cruz (LNY 28) recently made history by becoming the first DREAMer elected to New York State Assembly. We spoke with her about her decision to run for office, getting written up in Breitbart, and how she takes her Coro...