Heroes of New York
Heroes of New York
Oct 25, 2020
Episode#3 - Part 2 - Richie and Nestor - Heroes to some really special kids
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This is a story of kids from a public school in NYC that caters to students with special needs. During the summer of 2019, some of the students from the school came over to the Peter Cooper Village(PCV) - Stuyvesant Town(ST) residential complex to help the staff with their duties of cleaning the premises, as part of their summer training. The hope was that the training would help the kids build independence and confidence in their own abilities. However the results stunned everyone involved - from the school educators to the management staff at PCV/ST.

This is the second part of the interview with Richie, Nestor and Malcolm.
For the first part of the interview head here
I also talk with the educators from the school - Allison Tearney and Taylor Curtin - who share their dreams and hopes for their students. 

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