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Chase DiBenedetto

Chase is a current Master’s candidate in Journalism and International Relations at New York University, with interests in audio editing, foreign reporting and international human rights conflicts. A California native, she received her B.A. from UC San Diego in both International Studies and Anthropology, focusing on humanitarian aid and human rights on the border.

Oral History Makes Its Mark on Brooklyn (and Hopefully Trump)

Students and professors at Brooklyn College are collecting oral histories from immigrants to New York, most often people in their lives. The project is built upon the idea that listening to the stories of those affected by closed borders and deportation can significantly alter the current political and social climates.