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Community Collective

Marj Kleinman

Marj Kleinman

Founder | Producer | Photographer

Marj Kleinman is a visual storyteller and the founder of Stoop Stories. As a proud native Brooklynite still living in her childhood brownstone, she is deeply committed to celebrating stoop culture, and using it to connect neighbors throughout Brooklyn and beyond. In addition to photography, Marj has more than 20 years of experience as a children’s content producer and writer, creating award-winning educational media with PBS KIDS, Sesame Workshop, Scholastic, and Noggin...

Kathleen Donohoe

Kathleen Donohoe

Editorial Volunteer

Kathleen is the author of the novels Ghosts of the Missing and Ashes of Fiery Weather, which was named one of Book Riot’s 100 Must-Read New York City Novels. Her stories and essays have appeared in Web Conjunctions, Washington Square, SNReview...

Danielle Reid

Danielle Reid

Production Volunteer

Danielle is a native Brooklynite with over 3 years of experience in the non-profit arts world.

Yan Mengyu

Yan Mengyu

Cinematographer/Editor

Yan Mengyu is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker who has 7 years experience working in documentaries, scripted films and social media as a cinematographer, director and editor...

Zachary Wallace

Zachary Wallace

Spring Production Intern

Brooklyn-based videographer and video editor with a passion for turning creative concepts into compelling visual stories.

Andrea A. Resendiz Gomez

Andrea A. Resendiz Gomez

Media & Production Coordinator

Andrea A. Resendiz Gomez (she/they), also known as MartianCum, is a queer Mexican multidisciplinary artist from the Bronx. Currently based in the Bronx and Brooklyn looking to expand to the West Coast...

Ben Ginsburg

Ben Ginsburg

Cinematographer/Editor

Ben is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker who currently works primarily in post-production....

Talia Krausz

Talia Krausz

Filmmaker / Photographer

Talia Krausz is a filmmaker, photographer, social media manager, and life-long learner. She’s grateful to have been raised in New York, appreciating its diversity and artistic culture...

Bridget Bartolini

Bridget Bartolini

Oral Historian | Workshop Leader

Bridget Bartolini, founder of Five Boro Story Project, is an oral historian, socially engaged artist, educator, writer, and native New Yorker who hails from the beautiful borough of Queens. She feels lucky to have grown up with a stoop where family and friends gathered to shoot the breeze.

Amelia Magel

Amelia Magel

Editorial/Production Volunteer

Amelia Magel is a journalism and film student at The George Washington University and was born and raised in New York City.

Shanaya Perkins

Shanaya Perkins

Production Associate

Shanaya Perkins is a New York City-based filmmaker. She is a senior at Lehman College, double majoring in Psychology and Film Studies...

Katie Godowski

Katie Godowski

Photographer

Katie Godowski is a product photographer and freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. She loves to photograph humans on the streets fighting for change at protests, street artists making the city colorful and families just embracing the beauty of the world...

Omar Ba

Omar Ba

Audio/Video Producer

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Omar Ba is a community driven audio/video producer.  Mr. Ba focuses on preserving the authentic culture and voices of Brooklyn through storytelling and visual presentation. 

Jeremy Adom

Jeremy Adom

Photographer

Jeremy Adom is a Ghanaian-American photographer, visual storyteller, and graphic designer who grew up and currently resides in the Bronx...

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