Pain into Power

Undocumented victims of domestic violence and the struggles they endure Pain into Power from Montclair State Multimedia on Vimeo. Cristina Tone changed her pain into power by realizing her worth after voicing her experience being an undocumented victim of domestic violence. In the immigrant community, domestic violence is a common occurrence. Much research is done … Continue reading Pain into Power

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Dominican opportunities in America through Baseball

Dominican baseball players pursue better life in America by playing baseball to make it out of their home country. https://vimeo.com/326399199 When it comes to baseball, it comes as second nature to Dominican players. Baseball is more than a sport to Dominicans, it's a culture and a way to create better opportunities. These opportunities create a … Continue reading Dominican opportunities in America through Baseball

Undocumented and Unlicensed

https://vimeo.com/334074759 For over 10 years, people in New Jersey have been fighting for legislation expanding access to driver's licenses to undocumented people. Recently, the fight has been renewed with the Let's Drive NJ campaign. Here, we take a look at some of the people fighting for and people that would be affected by this legislation. … Continue reading Undocumented and Unlicensed

Citizenship Through Love

Why naturalization through marriage is popular in the U.S. Explainer Video: https://vimeo.com/335784245 Marriage and Citizenship https://vimeo.com/327770023 Hollywood's perception of citizenship through marriage is very different from reality. The thought of someone becoming a U.S Citizens just from marrying a current U.S citizen is untrue. The process is far more complex. From the perspectives of the … Continue reading Citizenship Through Love

Breaking the Silence: Domestic Violence in the Immigrant Community

Cristina Tone of NJCDC and client Sylvia break their silence about their experiences with domestic violence as immigrant women. They have kept these painful stories to themselves for years, like many immigrant women do. By being brave enough to tell their stories of abuse and isolation, they are raising awareness on something that is rarely … Continue reading Breaking the Silence: Domestic Violence in the Immigrant Community

Chasing Dreams By Immigration Means

Immigrants, too, are involved in public service — even if it isn't always the majority https://vimeo.com/327781506 Intashan Chowdhury is a first generation Bengali immigrant serving as the borough administrator of Prospect Park, New Jersey. But what makes Intashan's story even more special? He is just 22-years-old — in effect making him the youngest public administrator … Continue reading Chasing Dreams By Immigration Means

Little Poland in New Jersey

Wallington, New Jersey is a little town deeply rooted in their Polish heritage. https://vimeo.com/327779020 See how this little town showcases their Polish culture.   From Warsaw to Wallington We are all familiar with densely populated communities such as Chinatown and Little Italy, where the same ethnicities develop together.  In New Jersey, there is a small … Continue reading Little Poland in New Jersey