QPTV Community Media Day - Promo: Al Harris

WHAT IS COMMUNITY MEDIA DAY?

Community Media Day is an annual celebration of voices that brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard.
Community media encourages local dialogue, increases discourse around policy issues, fosters an understanding of local cultures, and shares information to improve our lives.
Queens Public Television cultivates, creates and facilitates free speech media by and for the people of Queens, New York.

Queens Stories: The Story of Lorena Borjas: The Transgender Latina Activist

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 27. 2017 that he would pardon 61 New Yorkers including those facing deportation or barriers to becoming citizens.
One of the New Yorkers pardoned was Lorena Borjas, a 57-year-old Jackson Heights resident. Borjas was convicted of fourth-degree criminal facilitation in 1994 when she was 23 years old and a victim of human trafficking.

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