The summer of 2004 saw the lowest youth employment rate in NYC in over two decades. While youth struggle to get a decent education and jobs for teens are at an all-time low, funding for jails and detention centers continue to increase. G.A.P. youth spent the summer exploring this connection and produced a creative reflection on this enduring problem.
Our Homes, Our Rights
A docu-narrative that explores the struggle of working class Chinese immigrants in the face of escalating landlord harassment and abuse. Through tenants stories, history and archival footage, youth producers unveil the power of tenants fighting back against gentrification. In English and Mandarin.
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CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communitites