The Response: Occupy Sandy

In this episode, we explore the remarkable communities that arise in the aftermath of natural disasters; namely, Hurricane Sandy, and its impact on the Rockaway Peninsula. Its a story about unlikely friendships, radical recovery efforts, and disaster collectivism.


The documentary podcast series, The Response, is part of the “Stories to Action” project, a collaboration between Shareable, Post Carbon Institute, Transition US, Upstream Podcast, and NewStories.
Funding was provided by the Threshold and Shift Foundations.

Writer, Producer, Editor: Robert Raymond
Field Producer: Paige Ruane
Host and Executive Producer: Tom Llewellyn

Making Contact staff:

Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Staff Producers: Anita Johnson, Monica Lopez, Salima Hamirani
Host: Monica Lopez
Audience Engagement Manager: Sabine Blaizin
Intern: Dylan Heuer