Category: Clips/Writing Samples

Ofra Settlement Awaits Looming Demolitions

By Kimberly J. Avalos, Noah Caldwell and Zach Williams Video by Kimberly J. Avalos Ofra, West Bank — The Ofra settlement in the West Bank is now 40…

Experts Say Morocco Aims to Boost International Relevance with Tough Decision on Arab League Summit

https://social.shorthand.com/KimberlyJAvalos/uyYJawCVJdc/morocco-aims-to-boost-international-relevance-with-tough-decision-on-arab-league-summit

Undergraduate: St. John’s University’s First-Ever Marshall Scholar

“Hey Kimiko!” he exclaims with a lighthearted contentment followed by an unmistakable deflection of attention from himself to myself, or whomeover he speak with. He lets out an…

Undergraduate: Diversity May Not Result In Multicultural Exchanges Among Students at St. John’s University

Finished December 2014 Diversity is a beacon of pride for St. John’s University that welcomes opportunities for integration, fosters knowledge for ethnic, racial and cultural differences, and attempts…

Two Groups Of Community Users are Clashing in Advocacy for Transit and Park Space

Recent actions from the City and community leaders demonstrate a higher attention is being paid to South Queens’ notable need for transportation at a time of contention over…

With Growing Dialogues on Immigration Reform, Aspiring Americans Still Wish to Stay

An Ecuadorian immigrant who entered the United States illegally nine years ago had his first encounter with the police just three months upon his arrival. He was mistaken…

Two Energy Companies Partner to Establish Resiliency Hub in Far Rockaway

https://storify.com/kimberlyavalos/two-energy-companies-partner-to Oct. 21, 2015

Street Vendors Unite for Equal Opportunity

Nov. 18, 2015 Advocates for New York City street vendors rallied and marched through Times Square Wednesday to call on the City Council to lift the caps on…