Intersect: Insights on Brooklyn Neighborhoods Impacted by Sandy

From BKIndependentTV

Intersect Eps. 20: Gerrymandering

Original Air Date: 11/1/2010
On this episode of Intersect we read between the lines for an examination of election zone redistricting and how it affects Brooklyns voting power. Host Brian Vines is joined by Jeff Reichert whose new film Gerrymandering delves into the history of the practice that allows lawmakers to redesign election districts and Mark Botnick, co-executive director of New York Uprising a non-partisan, independent coalition formed by former Mayor Edward I. Koch that advocates for meaningful government reform across New York State.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Intersect.

Intersect Eps. 19: Protecting Gay Students from Bullying

Original Air Date: 10/18/2010
Recent hate crimes aimed at homosexuals, derogatory comments made by public figures and the tragic suicides of several teenagers after being bullied for being (or suspected of being) gay has the state’s focus on the treatment of LGBT students in and out of school. Host Brian Vines is joined by Colleen D. Babb, Executive Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s School Advocacy Bureau, Earl Brown, board member for Brooklyn Community Pride, and Francisco Roque, Director of Community Health at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in a discussion offering information and strategies for parents, teachers, and gay students facing bullying from fellow students.
From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Intersect.

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