Luisa Russo

Luisa Russo

Luisa Russo Interview by Valerie Russo / Edited by Leah Shaw https://wearebrooklyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/1_Luisa_v6.mp3 Watching Neighborhoods Change Luisa Micelli Russo is the daughter of two Italian immigrants from Ischia, a small island off of Naples . ....
Jeffrey Verna

Jeffrey Verna

Jeffrey Verna Interviewed by Montana Durieux / Edited by Leah Shaw https://wearebrooklyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/6_Jeffrey_v1.mp3 Raised by Strict Haitian Parents Jeffrey Verna grew up in the Parkside neighborhood in Brooklyn, at the corner of Prospect Park,...
Hassan Iqbal

Hassan Iqbal

Hassan Iqbal Interviewed by Zainab Iqbal / Edited by Leah Shaw https://wearebrooklyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/4_Hasan_v3.mp3 Both a Cab Driver and a Guide Hassan Iqbal never intended to become a cab driver. When he was a teenager in Lahore, Pakistan, he dreamed...
Arlinda Shehu

Arlinda Shehu

Arlinda Shehu Interviewed by Elizabeth Starace / Edited by Maayan Gutterman https://wearebrooklyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/10_Arlinda_v1.mp3 Caught Between Two Cultures It took Arlinda Shehu’s family 11 years to win a Green Card in the Green Card Lottery to be...
Rayson Chen

Rayson Chen

Rayson Chen Interviewed by Philip Cho / Edited by Maayan Gutterman and Leah Shaw https://wearebrooklyn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/7_Rayson_v1.mp3 Chasing A Dream of Teaching Rayson’s Chen’s parents, immigrants from China, had big dreams for their first child. They...