With many divergent philosophies, funding priorities, field-professionalizing efforts and screening venues in the greater Boston-area, it has been a challenge to identify the core community of youth media practitioners.
TCYMN represents a successful, decade-strong model of community, cross-organizational support and maximizing opportunities for youth and practitioners within a local, regional network.
Google Maps can make the world of difference in the youth media field.
McCormick’s senior program officer and a local practitioner provide an overview on the Chicago Youth Voices Network--a collective of youth media grantees—sparking suggestions to the field.
An atypical youth media position that is creative, open to possibilities, and links partners and media programs directly with youth in school.
Rebecca Renard, co-director of the Educational Video Center (EVC) documentary workshop, cues up a 10-minute tape of her class preparing to make a documentary. Then she presses “play.” “Get into your group and brainstorm ideas,” Rebecca says onscreen. Aureliano, also on the tape, leans forward and says, “I think homelessness is definitely a problem for […]