About: Feet in 2 Worlds

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Bio: 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.

Posts by Feet in 2 Worlds:

Searching for Solace: “A Better Life?” Podcast

Posted on: 07 Oct 2021

Jasmine Jiwani kneels at her husband’s gravestone at a cemetery in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She never thought—coming to America from East Africa a decade ago—that one day she would have to mourn alone.

Jiwani is part of Atlanta’s large Ismaili Muslim community, which believes in the power of communal prayer to worship and heal. Covid restrictions prevented the community from gathering for the funeral of her husband, who died of Covid.

Two Cities Called Nogales: “A Better Life?” Podcast

Posted on: 30 Sep 2021

Prosperity and Economic Devastation on the US-Mexico Border

Introducing Fi2W’s 2021 Editing Fellow, Quincy Surasmith

Posted on: 08 Feb 2021

Based in L.A., our new fellow shares his vision for the coming year.

Podcast: Something I Can’t Unsee – The Siege of the U.S. Capitol and Biden’s Inauguration Through Immigrant Eyes

Posted on: 22 Jan 2021

Reporting and analysis from Feet in 2 Worlds’ journalists.

Listening to Immigrant Elders – A Year-End Special from A Better Life? Podcast

Posted on: 21 Dec 2020

Intergenerational conversations with immigrant elders have sustained us through 2020.

Making “A Better Life?”: A Podcast on Centering Underrepresented Voices in Journalism: Episode 11 of our Podcast Series, “A Better Life?”

Posted on: 11 Dec 2020

Listen to the podcast.

Apply to be a Feet in 2 Worlds 2021 Editing Fellow

Posted on: 03 Dec 2020

The deadline to apply is Jan. 1, 2021.

Desi Voters, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election: Episode 10 of our Podcast Series, “A Better Life?”

Posted on: 23 Oct 2020

New Jersey shows the potential of South Asian political power in the US, as well as the pitfalls.

We’re Going to Be Okay: Episode 9 of our Podcast Series, “A Better Life?”

Posted on: 22 Oct 2020

For “Call Your Elders,” Rosalind calls her Tita Margaret, a Filipina immigrant who lived through 9/11 in NYC.

Black Immigrants in the Whitest State: Episode 8 of our Podcast Series, “A Better Life?”

Posted on: 08 Oct 2020

Maine’s growing African population confronts COVID and racial bias.