Youth Media Fellowship 2008/09 – Call for Applications

The Youth Media Learning Network seeks applicants from the greater New York City area to participate in the second annual cohort of the Youth Media Fellowship, a nine-month-long professional development opportunity for youth media educators.
The Fellowship offers participants a rich and unique opportunity to examine closely their work and the work of young people within a diverse and dynamic community of peer practitioners. Fellows come together in a supported, sustained, and facilitated setting intended to engage them as experts from the field, to promote collaborative learning, and to inspire emerging leadership.
The application deadline for the Youth Media Fellowship is September 22nd, 2008.
For application instructions and more information, please see the attached ‘Call for Applications’ or contact Timothy Dorsey at 212.807.4214 or
The Youth Media Learning Network is an initiative intended to promote professional development for the youth media field on a national scale. The central goals of the Learning Network are to: strengthen youth media teaching and learning practices; extend the reach of best practices from youth media work; foster communities of reflection for youth media educators; and support the development of sustainable peer learning networks across local regions.
As a pilot initiative, the Youth Media Learning Network is a joint project of the Educational Video Center (EVC) and the Education Development Center (EDC), with support from the Open Society Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.