Special Reports (Page 23)
Green movement targets low-income communities
Governments across the country promote environmentalism in low-income communities. But many residents say those programs feel distant and irrelevant to their lives.
Long-term unemployed demand benefit extensions
Millions of long-term unemployed Americans are now on the brink of eviction and hunger. Now, many are demanding an extension of unemployment benefits until the end of 2010.
Muslim immigrants struggle with domestic abuse
Mollah was a victim of domestic violence for two decades. As a Muslim immigrant from Indonesia, she knew no one in New York City she could turn to for help.
Haiti Earthquake: Dominicans give, but hard feelings remain
Some Dominicans can't forget the past, despite the devastation.
Haiti Earthquake: A Haitian church mobilizes
Some community-based organizations in New York City are sending independent convoys to scout for family members.
Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement
When the Louis family learned their Haitian relatives home collapsed on top of them, they took action.
Haiti Earthquake: Wiring money in Flatbush
Family and friends of the victims have been trying to send money, though it has not been easy.
Haiti Earthquake: A store owner tries to help
Yvens Brizard, a native of Haiti, plans to travel to Haiti in the next couple of days to aid an orphanage, where more than 150 children are starving.
Haiti Earthquake: ‘I lost my family’
After recently losing his wife to diabetes, Gaspard Lynch lost his family and business in the Haiti earthquake.
The Forgotten Navajo: No longer a home
Arlene Jasper-Begay and her family have been through a lot. Dealing with deaths and suicides have left them feeling as if their home is no longer a home at all.