From the Executive Director. The notes I write in this eBulletin are designed to be uplifting to the arts organizations, cultural institutions, filmmakers, youth media centers and creative communities that make up the Alliance member network.
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OUR COMMITMENTS TO ACCESSIBILITY Accessibility virtually requires us to consider multiple and often intersecting axes.Over the last 4+ years, the Alliance Youth Media Network has...
WHAT IS YOUTH MEDIA? On October 25, 2019, The Alliance Youth Media Network convened a Video Roundtable centered on the question, “What is youth media?”...
Friends, colleagues, members, partners, … I hope everyone is someplace safe as we navigate this new reality. As we struggle collectively to locate ourselves in virtual and emotional proximity to one another when physical closeness is prohibited and could be a matter of life and death, I have realized in a new way how much my own identity is grounded in other people.
Washington, DC—In recognition of the arts’ $877 billion contribution to the U.S. economy and a source of 5.1 million American jobs, the National Endowment for the Arts will distribute $75 million in funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
There is a part of me that didn’t want to write this blog. Our news and social media feeds have been bombarded with news of COVID-19, the worldwide pandemic of a new virus that has no vaccine (as of yet) and that has upended our lives in so many ways.
In times of crisis, artists are often among those most affected. In addition to health concerns, this is a challenging moment for many in our community as we deal with cancelled income and trying to make plans during uncertain times.
Today, we talk with Jocelyn Arem, founder of the Arbo Radiko archival storytelling studio, about leveraging the past to redefine the future and how she uses hidden archival materials to retell stories that otherwise might remain unheard.