Bronx Missionaries Help Refugees Near the Border

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.

Community and NYPD Hold Forum on Anti-Asian Crime

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.

Opposition Mounts to Cuomo’s Proposed CUNY Cuts

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.

Bushwick Tenants Terrorized by Landlord

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.