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ALL KIDS NEED
BIG APPLE BIGOTRY
CAMPUSES & CHANGE
CLOSE THE GAP
HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS
JUSTICE NOT CONFLICT
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN NEW YORK CITY DOESN'T ALWAYS "WORK"?
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This is the hub for a collection of digital projects that focus on several key points of socio-economic conflict, struggle, and tension in New York City from the post World War II period to the present. Explore our projects below.
Contested new york projects
Byungzoon Kang, Leah Herzberg, Shoshana Yakubova
Our website, CLOSE THE GAP, focuses on the causes and effects of wealth inequality in New York City and some of the many forms that it takes on.
RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION & EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY
Joshua Sacker, Lauren Cassidy, Riya Kaushal, Debbie Weng
ALL KIDS NEED shows the connection between residential segregation and educational inequality. How can we better the education system and help those who are segregated within their own community?
RACIAL ETHNIC RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION
Ryan Seerattan, Allison Eng, Mariyah Farooqi, Nanami Kubota
BIG APPLE BIGOTRY brings awareness of different discriminations our society is facing, specifically in a unique and diverse place like New York City.
GENTRIFICATION & NYC CAMPUSES
Jonathan Hakimian, Destany Bati, Margaret Capozzoli-Cavota, Shifali Chambers
College campuses impact neighborhoods in various ways. CAMPUSES & CHANGES delves into a series of issues, questions, and changes that concern New York University (NYU) and Columbia University in New York City.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS
Kristen Cheung, Donna Episcopio, Marilyn Guaman, Grace Tan
The Homies delve into some of the prevailing causes of homelessness and the affordable housing shortage and the relief efforts directed at addressing homelessness in New York City.
CONFLICT JUSTICE & POLICING
Jinhee Park, Sarah Sass, Zena Sallam, Daniela Collado
Police accountability is at an all-time low, and in some cases, non-existent. JUSTICE NOT CONFLICT looks at the relationships that law enforcement has had with NYC neighborhoods.
Contested New York was created during the Spring 2017 semester by students from the Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, Class of 2020, as part of the seminar course The Peopling of New York City.