Mixing in the Media: interactive workshop for youth organizers

Posted by on May 7, 2004

May 20 & 22, 2004

Mixing in the Media: an interactive workshop for youth organizers
THUR MAY 20th, 3-6:00 PM
Temple University Center City
1515 Market Street
Free, Pre-registration required
Priority given to youth organizers

When and how do you use the media in your youth organizing? How does it represent you, and why? How can you make and distribute your own media? What is media justice? Jen Soriano from the Youth Media Council; Hye Jung Park, Director of Manhattan’s Youth Channel; and Thenmozhi Soundararajan of Third World Majority will explore with participants how youth are represented, how to monitor and influence coverage, and strategies for alternative media distribution and media activism.

Straight from the Source: a night of digital stories & visions by youth
THUR MAY 20th, 7:30 PM
Prince Music Theater
1412 Chestnut Street
$3 suggested donation
Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s Youth Channel and Third World Majority team up to present a dynamic night of works representing youth and youth organizing. Co-presented by Film at the Prince as part of the Youth Media Jam. For more info: http://www.princemusictheater.org or 215-596-9700

Representin’ Youth: a forum on media literacy and youth leadership
SAT MAY 22nd, 2-5:00 PM
Temple University Center City
1515 Market Street
Free and open to the public

This unique session brings together media and community activists, youth organizers, and educators to hear youth leaders speak out about the ways their communities and issues are represented in the media. Then participate in a Youth Media Literacy Workshop led by Temple University’s Renee Hobbs, or a Curriculum Exchange for Educators for those currently teaching or interested in teaching media literacy in their classes or community programs.

This will be followed by more screenings at the Prince, including the Youth Media Slam at 8pm.

For more info or to sign up: 215.563.1100 * info@mediatank.org

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