Feet in Two Worlds

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Since our founding in 2004, Feet in 2 Worlds has brought the work of immigrant journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and online news sites.

Our areas of special interest include food in immigrant communities, climate change, the role of immigrant voters in U.S. elections and arts and culture. Feet in Two Worlds is a project of the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School.

Series

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9 Pieces

A Better Life?” explores how America’s failed response to COVID-19 has reshaped immigrants’ lives and their relationship to the United States. Each episode tells a different immigrant story and examines how the crisis has challenged or changed that person’s ideas of what it means to be American.


Pieces

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Rosalind calls her Tita Margaret, a Filipina immigrant who lived through 9/11 in New York City.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 11:45
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Two young Black African immigrants in Maine talk about their state, which has the widest racial disparity in the country when it comes to coronavir...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 28:01
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Ramaa checks in on her 93-year-old aunt Indira, who lives in Banaglore, India.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 10:27
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Two Italian women living in San Francisco compare their experiences during the pandemic.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2020
  • Length: 13:20
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Undocumented hotel housekeepers are among some of the most vulnerable workers in the pandemic. In this episode, we hear one of their stories.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2020
  • Length: 22:18
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In Philip Zias’ words, “I never thought I can cook.” Hear how the pandemic changed that for the 82-year-old Greek immigrant.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 10:54
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Beenish Ahmed’s journey from NYC to her Pakistani immigrant parents’ home in Ohio brings up questions of belonging and the meaning of family.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 26:47
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In our first Call Your Elders conversation, Haitian-American producer Florence Barrau-Adams checks in on her parents, Monique and Eric, to see how ...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2020
  • Length: 14:18
  • Purchases: 1
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In response to the failed U.S. response to COVID-19, two immigrant women wrestle with the question “should I stay or should I go?” — and reach very...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2020
  • Length: 27:55
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Feet in Two Worlds and Polish Daily News reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska recently produced an audio profile of the innovative Polish musical group, ...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2010
  • Length: 07:27