The CT Mirror photographed and interviewed an Afghan family over nine months as they resettled in the United States. See their journey here.
Yehyun joined CT Mirror in June 2020 as a photojournalist and a Report For America Corps Member. Her role at CT Mirror is to tell visual stories about the impact of public policy on individuals and communities in Connecticut. Prior to joining CT Mirror, Yehyun photographed community news in Victoria, Texas and was a photo and video intern at USA TODAY and at Acadia National Park in Maine. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Yehyun was born and raised in South Korea.
Report estimates cost to insure undocumented CT residents
RAND study says extending HUSKY health coverage to all CT undocumented residents would put health care within reach for 21,000 more people.
Still stuck at home during COVID: One person’s story
Despite the rollback of COVID restrictions, the disease is prevalent enough to keep some people at home. Here’s a video story of one of them.
Photo essay: The last night of the 2022 legislative session
On the last night of the 2022 legislative session, weary legislators left signs of their efforts in the House chambers.
Off the News: The man who lost his home
Gregory Brooks was one of the residents who was forced to leave the Quinnipiac Valley Center nursing home in March. Here’s his story.
Photos: Let the 2022 legislative session begin
The Connecticut General Assembly gaveled into session on Wednesday with the first order of business being the governor’s State of the State address.
‘Spark for your life’: For 20 years, a Hartford grocery store has served a diverse population
Some would call Appletree a world market. But for customers, many of whom are immigrants, Appletree offers flavors of home.
Photo story: As temperatures soared, people kept cool in city parks
As the hot weather persisted across Connecticut this week, people took advantage of city parks and splash pads.
Photo story: For this TheaterWorks audience, an immersive performance
The outdoors experience is aligned with the TheaterWorks production’s intention: to encourage the audience to care about the Earth.
‘Cruise Night’ at Bart’s Restaurant isn’t just about the cars — it’s about the stories
It’s not just about the cars. It’s about the stories. And they’re all on display on Wednesday nights in Windsor.
Photos: Scenes around Hartford’s Union Station
On a pleasant summer day, people and vehicles are on the move around Hartford’s Union Station.
Photos: Skateboarding in the summer heat
The break in the weather was good news for local skateboarders at the South Windsor Skate Park on Wednesday.
Photos: Turkeys and rabbits and goats, oh my!
Northwest Park in Windsor holds a nature center, trails, soccer fields, a maple sugar house, a playground, and farm animals.
Photos: A New London beach returns to normal, with a few pandemic reminders
As the holiday weekend approached at Ocean Beach Park, there were signs it has returned to its pre-pandemic normal.
Murals across Connecticut commemorate Juneteenth
On Wednesday evening, as Destiny Hamilton and her friend were driving through Bloomfield, they saw something that made them stop and pull over. On the wall of the community center where she made countless childhood memories, giant images of President Barack Obama and Anika Rose were shining in the sunlight. Ryan Christenson, of North Haven, […]