Author Archives: Feet in 2 Worlds

About Feet in 2 Worlds

Feet in Two Worlds brings the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web. Since 2005, this award-winning project has expanded the diversity of voices and stories on public radio by presenting the work of journalists representing a broad spectrum of immigrant communities including Arab, Bosnian, Brazilian, Chinese, Haitian, Indian, Irish, Latin American, Pakistani, Polish, and Russian immigrants. Feet in Two Worlds reporters appear on nationally-distributed public radio programs including PRI’s The World, Studio 360, and The Takeaway, American Public Media’s Marketplace and NPR’s Latino USA, as well as on public radio stations WNYC, New York Public Radio, and WDET in Detroit.

Leaving Puerto Rico (and College) to Join the Army

Leer en español   Hurricane Maria left Angelica Padilla de Arce, a 20-year-old Puerto Rican student, without classes, without a job, and with big economic problems. Padilla was in her third year at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez campus,…