2006 Conference Schedule

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Conference Schedule:

* Schedule is Subject to Change*

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Registration Check-In, Coffee (courtesy of Green Mountain), Exhibition Area Open
*Be sure to get in early to avoid the line!*


Click here to view Session 1 workshop descriptions

  • Breaking the Chains: Building a Media Strategy for Juvenile Justice in America
  • A Fundraising Forum: Dialogue Between Grantmakers and Grantseekers
  • DIY Distribution: Strategies and Challenges
  • Microradio: Tactical Overview and Operations
  • Voces de Nuestra Tierra: A Community Sister-Radio Project Between WBAI and Radio Payumat of Cauca, Colombia
  • NYC Blogging Caucus
  • Research Like a Librarian: Advanced Internet and Critical Evaluation of Websites, Plus FOIA, FOIL, and RSS
  • Journalism for Youth: Writing, Editing and Publicizing
  • 11:45 - 1:15

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  • The Spectrum Spectacular: Community Wireless and Smashing Your Way into the Thrill Ride of the Century
  • PSA in a Day: Hands-on Video (limited sapce, youth prioritized)
  • The Role of Ethnic Press in Times of War and Natural Disaster
  • Using Hip-Hop for Social Change
  • Making Folks Think, When They're Laughing Too Hard to Realize
    it…Performance as Creative Resistance
  • Get It Online with Harlem Live!
  • Teach the Teachers: Media Lesson Share
  • Reading Between the Headlines: A FAIR Reading of the News
  • Silkscreening 101
  • Archiving Grassroots Media: How to Collect, Preserve and Access
  • Putting the "Community" in Community Media: Video as an Organizing Tool
  • 1:15-2:30


    Youth under 21 are invited to join us for free pizza and activities in the Youth Lounge.

    Make sure to check out the exhibition room!

    2:30 - 4:00

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  • Community Media - Personal or Political? From Limited Access to
    Transformative Communication
  • Media Policy: Why It's Important For Everyone!
  • Get Your Questions Answered: Interviewing 101
  • NYC Feminist Independent Media
  • How to Build Your Own Website
  • Talking to Mainstream Media: Independent Media Isn't Always Enough
  • Grassroots Media in an Election Year: Creating Community Voter Guides
  • The Portable Printing Press: A Hands On Guide to Stencil-Making
  • Say What You Mean: How to Tailor Your Video and Your Message
  • 4:15 - 5:45

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  • PS2 Wants You: Examining Digital Warfare - Videogaming and Military
  • Africa Not in the News: What Mainstream and Alternative Media
  • are Missing in their Coverage of the Continent

  • Storm Watch: The Struggle for a Renewed Activist Media after Hurricane Katrina
  • DIY Media Literacy
  • Creative Politics: The Art of Freestyling
  • Models for Independent Mediamaking and Political Organizing
  • Podcasting 101
  • Video Production with Dyke TV
  • Celebrating Community and Public Access Television: The Fight Ahead
  • The Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.ME)’s International Artists Union(IAU): How Artists Can Benefit By Being Independent

    Please join the NYCGMC to celebrate the local grassroots media community.
    Free Admission for all, Cheap drinks to benefit the NYC Grassroots Media Coalition
    4 DJ's, Drinks $2-$4 - Make this NetWORK!

    Abc No Rio
    156 Rivington Street
    (between Clinton & Suffolk)

    GMC AfterParty

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