Author Archives: Susan Torres

Outdoorfest

As you can tell from my travel photography, I’m a big lover of the outdoors. Unfortunately, hiking, camping, kayaking, and other fun outdoor activities can be challenging while living in New York City. Outdoorfest wants to change that. Their goal … Continue reading

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Greenpointers

Greenpointers I moved to Greenpoint in 2011 and have spent the majority of my time in New York living in the neighborhood. I love the area, there’s always something to do, but it’s very quiet and you really feel like … Continue reading

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Night Photography

I’ve always been interested in photography, so for my last birthday my wonderful boyfriend got me a gift certificate to BKC. I’ve really gotten his moneys worth as they have a wide variety of price options. My favorite so far … Continue reading

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Social Media – NYLCV

In addition to managing the NYLCV email campaigns, I also¬†managed the social media channels. Some of the posts I’m most proud of came from campaigns we worked on in New York City with coalition partners, most notably¬†a bill to reduce … Continue reading

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Current Instincts

From 2010 – 2012 my friends Bianca Weiland and Jeff Miranda cultivated Current Instincts. We told stories about the environment and animals through the point of view of various animals. It was a lot of fun. At the time we … Continue reading

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AntiquityNow

AntiquityNow is a nonprofit organization that aims to raise awareness about the importance of preserving ancient cultures. They try to bring the past alive by showing similarities between our current lives and the lives of people throughout the years. I … Continue reading

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CT Green Scene

CT Green Scene While working in temporary positions after college, I wrote freelance blog posts for a small environmental blog based in Connecticut. My various temp jobs didn’t involve much writing, and I wanted to make sure I was continuing … Continue reading

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Social Media – New York Cares

At New York Cares I managed and expanded all of the social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, the blog, and YouTube. I also created an Instagram, Google+, and Pinterest account. It’s always a fun challenge to see what people will … Continue reading

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New York Cares

I worked at New York Cares from June 2011 through March 2014. My responsibilities during that time changed, grewn, and changed again, but some remained constant. Like designing, writing, and sending emails. Here are a couple examples of our monthly … Continue reading

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Professional Photography

At my previous job at New York Cares, I got the opportunity to photograph many fundraising events, projects, and annual service days. A small sample is below:

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