Interviews & Profiles

Interviews & Profiles

“Literary Science” preps high school students for social ventures that address local challenges

New York Nonprofit Media interviews Chidi Asoluka, founder and CEO of the community design studio NewComm.

Interviews & Profiles

How misinformation hinders the early identification of child human trafficking victims

Budy Garcia-Whitfield, assistant vice president of behavioral health and wellness for Westchester programs at JCCA, weighs-in on what is being done to help youth subjected to sexual trauma and abuse.

Interviews & Profiles

Is climate resilience an issue of equity?

An interview with Cortney Koenig Worrall, CEO and president of the Waterfront Alliance, discussing its Climate Informed Communities initiative and protecting New York’s most vulnerable regions.

New York City

Charles and Inez Barron on their exit from politics (for now)

A conversation with the Black radical political movement’s power couple as they look back on 22 years in elected office.

Interviews & Profiles

A life dedicated to affordable housing

Valerie White, senior executive director of LISC-NY, reflects on her long career and taking on her current role just weeks after the COVID-19 shutdown began.

Interviews & Profiles

Taking on a philanthropic legacy

Julia Bator leads The J.M. Kaplan Fund as its new executive director

Interviews & Profiles

Demystifying New York City’s foster care landscape

Ronald Richter, CEO of the JCCA and former commissioner of the Administration of Children’s Services weighs in on criticism towards New York City’s child welfare systems.

New York City

Helping small businesses thrive in the Bronx

An interview with Rob Walsh, president of the Bronx Economic Development Corporation

Personality

Acacia Network builds on a legacy of Latino pioneers

The Bronx-based organization has preserved and continued the work of activists, community leaders and other nonprofits since it was founded nearly two decades ago.

New York City

Manhattan’s Meatpacking District emerges a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood

Jeffrey LeFrancois, the business improvement district’s executive director, discusses his work on the historic area’s pedestrian-first streetscapes and its resiliency after COVID-19.

Interviews & Profiles

Ninfa Segarra on Somos 2023

An interview with the former New York City deputy mayor for education and human services under Rudy Giuliani, who also sits on the board of the annual event in San Juan, Puerto Rico.