Let Us Cover the World in Gold

Let Us Cover the World in Gold

By Myah Overstreet

When I first began working on this project, to curate an inspiring collection of media created by youth in 2016, I didn’t know where to start—I didn’t know who to contact, what artists to recruit, or what kind of media I was really going for. The only thought that truly gave me inspiration was the thought, the vision, of living in a world transformed by art that young minds created, and how much I yearned to create this world.

Youth Media, Collective Action, Dinner, and The Future

Youth Media, Collective Action, Dinner, and The Future

A 'blogversation' by Jason Wyman, Myah Overstreet, and Wendy Levy

Introducing the 50-State Dinner Party Project!

Wendy: When I first started at NAMAC a little over a year ago, I had a long conversation with Board Member Kasandra VerBrugghen, the Executive Director of SpyHop in Utah. I was bowled over by the creative energy, solidarity and conviction around NAMAC’s National Youth Media Network programming and the collective desire for growth and change—especially around the inclusion of youth voices at every phase of the process.

Rethinking Media Literacy

Rethinking Media Literacy

By Bill Simmon

The NAMAC Creative Leadership Lab at the Sundance Resort not only helped to recharge my creative batteries and to connect with some amazing change agents in the media and arts worlds, it also allowed me to articulate some pretty fundamental ideas about what we in the field of community media are really doing.