New York City, where I began reporting, is in many ways a deeply segregated city. It is also one of the most diverse, outspoken and dynamic cities in the country, a hotbed of social justice movements, protest, community engagement and grassroots activism. It has been a true honor to cover the work of equity and social justice not just in New York but cities around the country. Most of this work has been published with Next City, though not all.
I have a deep connection to, an appreciation of, the San Quentin News, the most sophisticated prison newsroom in the country. I have both covered the work of the newsroom and work closely with the incarcerated journalists there.
Finally, it’s an increasing responsibility for journalists to cover the climate crisis with the severity and urgency it deserves. You can see my climate reporting below.
‘Raise the Age’ Vote Raises Hopes of Homeless Youth, Village Voice
How the Dreamers Make Their Mark on Brooklyn, The Bridge
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND ABOLITION
San Quentin’s Breakthrough Prison Newsroom, Politico Magazine
How Prison Abolitionists Are Meeting the Moment, the Appeal
Cops and Community Organizers Are Reimagining Atlanta’s Jail, Reasons to be Cheerful
Even FEMA Says to Stop Relying on FEMA. What Now?, Bright Magazine
Why Build it Back Failed, Curbed New York