GMC schedule of workshops

Film Screenings (all day)

NYC Grassroots Media Film Screenings
Grassroots Meda Conference Organizers
Download: FilmSched08_FINAL.pdf

9:45 - 10:15 - Morning Address

NYC Grassroots Media Coalition and Partner Organizations opening address on conference theme: Media Justice in Our Communities
GMC organizers and partners

10:30 - 12:00 - First Session of Panels

Media criticism as a tool in media justice campaigns
FAIR, Center for Media Justice

Be! A Roundtable Discussion on the Role of Open Source and Free Software in Grassroots Campaigns.
Marymount Manhattan College

Using Media to Change Policy
Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled (CIAD)

With My Voice: Youth Video Making
Arts Engine, Inc.

Video Games for Social Change Workshop
hunter college, Tiltfactor Game Research Lab

Radical Reference Presents: the 2008 Grassroots Media Election Guide
Radical Reference

The ABCs of Child Labor in Ghana: How Journalism and NGOs are making a difference.
Reporters Without Borders

News for underserved neighborhoods
The Hunts Point Express

Curation as Lens of Activism: Interactive Tools & Media Approaches
Learning Matters Inc., Listen Up!

Groundswell Workshop: Activist Art Past And Present

A Platform for Community Media Inc.

12:15 - 1:45 - Second Session of Panels

Art, Advocacy, Media, and Direct Action: Complimentary Strategies for Making Change on the Streets of NYC
Time's Up!, Transportation Alternatives, Street Films, Street Memorial Project

Beyond the Box: The Future of Video Distribution
Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Center for Digital Democracy, Name.Space and WiFi-NY, Common Cause

Forced Removal: How the People and the Media fight for their "right to return" to the Gulf Region and NYC
Sarah Lawrence College and the New York Solidarity Coalition for Katrina/Rita Survivors

The Art of Struggle :Hip Hop and Freedom
movement in motion

Growing the Media Justice Movement: Building Funding, Capacity and Peer Support Resources
The Media Justice Fund of the Funding Exchange, The North Star Fund, The Social Science Research Council, People's Production House and ChicaLuna Productions

Media Justice Through Participatory Media Making: Indypendent Reporting Workshop
The Indypendent - Newspaper of NYC Independent Media Center

Video as an Organizing Tool: Lessons from the Field
Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Center for Digital Democracy, Name.Space and WiFi-NY, Common Cause

Media strategies for everyone
Workers Independent News, Queens Community House

Beyond the Box: The Future of Video Distribution
Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Center for Digital Democracy, Name.Space and WiFi-NY, Common Cause

Handala takes aim: Textile design for social justice

Slingshot Hip Hop, from Brooklyn to Palestine: Writing a Radical Curriculum in Public High Schools
PEP (Palestine/Israel Education Project)

1:45 - 2:45 - Lunch

2:45 – 4:15 - Third Session of Panels

2008 Presidential Elections: Through the lens of ethnic press
New York Community Media Alliance, Irish Echo, Nowy Dziennik (Polish Daily News), Bangla Patrika

Reporting from the streets: Workers Redefine Media Justice
People's Production House

Media Essentials 101
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Digital Storytelling
Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Eyes Right -- on the Web
Political Research Associates

On the Fly - Conducting Interviews on the Street
Paper Tiger TV

Geo Girls: Citizen Journalism
The Lower Eastside Girls Club

Who's in Control? Mind over Media Workshop
MNN Youth Channel

P.I.Y: Print It Yourself
Misled Youth Network

Reproductive Freedom: Using Theater and Alternative Media to Activate Pro-Choice Perspectives
Words of Choice

“Alternative Voices on the Internet: Managing the News Online”
Radical Reference

4:30 – 6:00 - Fourth Session of Panels

W.A.R. (Women Armed and Ready)!:Defining the Reel Images of Women in Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop Association

Protest Radio

Emerging Voices in Queer Media
LGBT Center, Queers for Economic Justice

Organizing the Organic Internet
May First/People Link

No justice, no peace - people of color writing the story
Global Information Network

Fact vs. Fiction: Advancing the Truth in Today’s Media Maelstrom
Guttmacher Institute

From Myspace to Media Justice: Teaching Youth the Tools of Journalism

Educators Strategy Session: Connections Between Media Justice and Visual Literacy
Brooklyn Museum, Youth Views and POV

Getting Started on Your Documentary Film
Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College

The Power of Montage
Global Action Project