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Ed Kashi  Photojournalist, filmmaker, educator and author committed to social and political issues with @viiphoto @natgeo @talkingeyesmedia @newestamericans

In 2018, the United Way found that 41% of people in NJ qualified as working poor. In one of the richest states in the country, a disturbingly high number of working people struggle to afford the basic necessities. In the latest @newestamericans issue, we partner with 37 Voices to tell the story of two such individuals.⠀

Maricela Bendito, 33, came to the US in 1999 from #Puebla, #Mexico, and now lives in North Brunswick, NJ. In 2012, she started a cleaning service, Unique House Cleaning, that now employs 4 other women. ⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #migrant #selfmade

In 2018, the United Way found that 41% of people in NJ qualified as working poor. In one of the richest states in the country, a disturbingly high number of working people struggle to afford the basic necessities. In the latest @newestamericans issue, we partner with 37 Voices to tell the story of two such individuals.⠀

Maricela Bendito, 33, came to the US in 1999 from #Puebla, #Mexico, and now lives in North Brunswick, NJ. In 2012, she started a cleaning service, Unique House Cleaning, that now employs 4 other women. ⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #migrant #selfmade

Ursula Simone de Assis celebrates her son Dominik’s 28th birthday party in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on Sept. 12, 2018. Ursula is one of the subjects we interviewed as part of @newestamericans Issue 07 in partnership with 37 Voices. Check out the new issue at the link in @newestamericans bio.⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

Ursula Simone de Assis celebrates her son Dominik’s 28th birthday party in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on Sept. 12, 2018. Ursula is one of the subjects we interviewed as part of @newestamericans Issue 07 in partnership with 37 Voices. Check out the new issue at the link in @newestamericans bio.⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

Ursula Simone de Assis in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on Sept. 12, 2018. Ursula is one of the subjects we interviewed as part of @newestamericans Issue 07 in partnership with 37 Voices. Check out the new issue at the link in @newestamericans bio.⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

For those who have not yet seen the latest issue of @newestamericans, which is our 7th edition, please check it out at www.newestamericans.com.

These are some of the inspiring and beautiful faces of #Newark high schoolers that took part in a @ngphotocamp, where they shared their vision of life in their city.

#nj #newjersey #highschool #collaborate #doc #newestamericans #student #futureleaders

Ursula Simone de Assis in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on Sept. 12, 2018. Ursula is one of the subjects we interviewed as part of @newestamericans Issue 07 in partnership with 37 Voices. Check out the new issue at the link in @newestamericans bio.⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

Walter Arsenio Rivera, 29, a #sugarcane worker suffering from #CKDu, poses for a portrait in Chichigalpa, #Nicaragua on Jan. 7, 2014.⠀

Don't sleep on the opportunity to join @CarlosJavierOrtiz & I in #SanFrancisco in February 2019 for #Artistic Practice in #Documentary: From Stills to Videos. There is still time to sign up and join us in discussions ranging from creating strong visual narratives to research, grant writing, and working with NGOs. @viiphoto

#workshop #viiphoto #doc #narrative #journalism #photography #photojournalism #bayarea #cali #california #sf #sanfran

Ursula Simone de Assis in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on Sept. 12, 2018. Ursula was one of the subjects we interviewed as part of @newestamericans Issue 07 in partnership with 37 Voices. Check out the new issue at the link in @newestamericans bio.⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

Ursula Simone de Assis is a domestic worker from Brazil who has worked in New Jersey for the last 18 years. In the latest @newestamericans issue, we partnered with 37 Voices to tell the story of domestic workers in the state. ⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

In 2018, the United Way found that 41% of people in NJ qualified as working poor. ⠀

Ursula Simone de Assis, 50, from Brazil, has raised two boys as a single mom by doing domestic work for the past 18 years. Here she is in the #Ironbound section of #Newark, NJ on September 12, 2018. ⠀

#newestamericans #newjersey #jersey #nj #immigration #immigrant #immigrantstories #domesticwork #labor #documentary #journalism #brazil #migrant #selfmade

From Aging in America: The Years Ahead. Gloria Barnes returned to modeling in her sixties and was represented by the Ford Agency, who's Classic Division represents a growing number of older models who appear in fashion and glamour magazines. #NewYork, 1998.⠀

Sharpen your #documentary skills in this #workshop with @CarlosJavierOrtiz and I in #SanFrancisco this February, where we'll explore linear #narrative #storytelling on important issues & more conceptual, personal approaches to doc work. @viiphoto

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