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Producer Spotlight: Leslie Zafra

Producer Spotlight: Leslie Zafra

April, 15, 2019 • 1 min read

 Leslie Zafra is a long time viewer of MNN. His favorite shows are Community Cop and Democracy Now. He learned about MNN by seeing the Media Education promotion after one of the shows. Leslie followed the link, got online and registered for orientation. In January of 2019, Leslie attended a 59th Street Orientation session and immediately enrolled in his first certification course, Basic Studio Production.

La Mujer Desnuda

La Mujer Desnuda

April, 10, 2019 • 1 min read

En celebration por el mes de la poesía  MNN Firehouse en colaboración con la organización Solo Para Locos Inc. vamos a transmitir algo mágico. Autora, periodista y poeta Lourdes Batista compartirá con nosotros su libro de poemas La Mujer Desnuda. Lourdes es una dominicana comprometida con la comunidad y el mundo del arte.

Encouraging the Next Generation of Leaders

Encouraging the Next Generation of Leaders

April, 9, 2019 • 5 min read

The New York City's Civic week started on Monday, April 8th. This means public schools all over NYC will participate in events that promote civic participation, because being civically engage can help a young person succeed[1] and shape NYC's future leaders. 

This is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's @democracyNYC agenda. 

Catch the Very Best of the Bronx on

Catch the Very Best of the Bronx on "Open"

April, 5, 2019 • 1 min read

 

MNN is pleased to be sharing programming with BRONXNET, one of our sister Community Access stations. One of BRONXNET’s flagship shows, OPEN, airs live from BRONXNET studios on MNN 5 at 10 AM every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. For the past eight years, viewers have been entertained by host Rhina Valentin’s humorous style and award-winning personality while co-hosts Dr. Bob Lee and Deren Jaime bring you the very best of NYC and The Bronx on this interesting and colorful program.

Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

March, 29, 2019 • 5 min read

The New York City's congestion pricing plan, which would charge drivers entering specific parts of Manhattan, currently under consideration in Albany, has the potential to change the way Manhattan works in a major way.  Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer held a public hearing last week to explore its pros and cons with critics and supporters of the plan.