We are now taking participants for our Media Institute the weekend of April 19th. The Institute is an intensive weekend workshop that brings together leaders from the region seeking real solutions to the problems faced by poor and working people. Call or email to apply today.
On Saturday February 9th, members of the Fight for Driver’s Licenses Committee gathered to receive an Immigration and Deportation training. This training, which included presentations by Caitlin Barry, an immigration lawyer and longtime legal supporter of MMP and the Fight for Drivers’ Licenses, Dave Bennion, an immigration lawyer working with DreamActivist Pennsylvania, and Sheila Quintana […]
Josie Acevedo admits that a feeling of intimidation—and even a bit of fear—has held her back from advancing her computer skills. “You get scared of what button to press,” Josie says. Thankfully, she’s not scared anymore.
This week Media Mobilizing Project graduated its first group of radio reporters in partnership with Casa Monarca, in South Philadelphia. For eight weeks, students learned how to record audio, conduct interviews and tell the untold stories of their community. "For me its important to learn in order to communicate, to learn so that our community […]
In June, the Media Mobilizing Project traveled to Uniontown and Langhorne, PA to lead the first two sessions in a series of Computer Basics classes for SEIU Healthcare PA members at healthcare facilities around Pennsylvania. Class participants gave excellent reviews, after learning the basics of Microsoft Office, how to navigate the internet, and acquiring new […]
The Put People First Media Institute is a 4-week intensive workshop to bring together leaders from the region seeking real solutions to the problems faced by poor and working people. Participants will learn how to use audio and video to document stories for the Put People First Campaign. They will gain crucial media and […]
Media Mobilizing Project is proud to announce the graduation of its first two basic computer skills classes this month. This marks an important step in our expanding initiative to connect communities across Philadelphia through digital literacy and community organizing. In 6 week classes held in both English and Spanish, we worked with first-time computer […]
Media Mobilizing Project is excited to welcome 14 new fellows to our family. The Movement Media Fellows program trains movement storytellers in the Philadelphia region to tell powerful, effective stories about communities coming together to create change. Over the next several months, fellows will partner with local grassroots organizations to produce video and multimedia projects about critical campaigns […]
Are you a storyteller who believes in taking a stand with poor and oppressed people? Have you experienced the effects of a media system that misrepresents your community and the issues you care about? Do you want to make media WITH movements for economic, racial and environmental justice, and help build positive alternatives to our […]