“Real People, Real Stories” archives

Mar 31 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Mariana’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

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Mar 24 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Jennifer’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

No responses yet

Mar 17 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Marlene’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

No responses yet

Mar 10 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Michelle’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my own family came to the United …

No responses yet

Sep 06 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Carmie’s Story

In our on-going weekly coverage of the Women of Alexandria House, part of our Real People, Real Stories series, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find …

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Aug 30 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Tabia’s Story

In our on-going weekly coverage of the Women of Alexandria House, part of our Real People, Real Stories series, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find …

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Aug 09 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Jeanette’s Story

In our on-going weekly series, Women of Alexandria House, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find within themselves as they share publicly their stories here on …

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Aug 02 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Angela’s Story

In our on-going weekly series, Women of Alexandria House, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find within themselves as they share publicly their stories here on …

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Jul 26 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Ima’s Story

When stories of modern day slavery and trafficking make their way into the media, we rarely hear the voices and words of those who experienced slavery themselves – how they found themselves in dire situations, what they went through, and how they escaped. Today we hear one such story from a woman who worked for years without pay, suffering abuse …

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