In response to an exhortation from Pope Francis, the Bronx-based lay apostolate called Corazon Puro has been sending missionaries to Macallen, Texas to provide humanitarian relief to refugees who have just crossed the border. Konrad Aderer asks a missionary about his unforgettable experience helping families who took the perilous journey with their children.
In response to recent crimes against Asians in New York City, Asian American community leaders hold a forum with the NYPD. Currents correspondent Konrad Aderer brings us there and speaks with the organizers and the Commanding Officer of the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.
As a protest looms against Governor Cuomo’s proposed cut to state funding for City University of New York, Konrad Aderer finds out how past and future cuts threaten CUNY students and faculty.
In a rent-stabilized building in Bushwick, lifelong tenants say they’ve been under a criminal campaign of harassment from a landlord who went as far as destroying their bathroom and kitchen. Currents correspondent Konrad Aderer gets their story.