Reels for Rights brought together over 300 leaders in organizing, media making, academia, and faith communities to leverage the power of media to fuel a stronger movement for human rights and justice.
Media Mobilizing Project is thrilled to join partners at the Philadelphia-based Prometheus Radio Project and in the national Media Action Grassroots Network (MAGNet) in celebrating the FCC’s release of the long-awaited rules that communities will use to apply for low power FM (LPFM) radio stations in their cities and towns. According to our allies at Prometheus, the rules […]
Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net), the Center for Media Justice and Thousand Kites/Working Narratives has led a national campaign to end the high costs of phone calls for prisoners to their families.
“I think that from here, when we voice our collective frustration and show our collective power we need to move into a visioning conversation… I’m really excited to go to the People’s Convention and be a part of that conversation.” – Avery Pittman, “Governors Conference and the People’s Convention,” Put People First Radio The […]
An interview with Irma Cruz, organizer at the Border Network for Human Rights in El Paso, Texas. Irma tells us the achievements and challenges of this organization in their struggle to fight for human rights. Produced by Maria Serna for Radio Unidad.
On Saturday October 8, Media Mobilizing Project held its first Working People’s Media and Communications Forum. The event brought together over 100 leaders from different labor unions and community groups to discuss the way the mass media frames poor and working people. The main event of the forum was a panel, which foregrounded the organizing […]
At a time when jobs, education and social services are being cut in the name of the economic crisis, we face a critical need to build a social movement that extends beyond major urban centers. The rapid growth of the Tea Party demonstrates the urgency of poor and working people coming together across lines of […]