Video Roundtable: Youth Media (August 2017)

Video Roundtable: Youth Media (August 2017)

from The ALLIANCE on Vimeo.

On this Video Roundtable we:
Reconnect across our Youth Media Collective Action Initiative Network
Announce The Issue, a new intergenerational magazine from The Alliance with Editor-in-Chief Myah Overstreet
Get an update about The Alliance’s HatchLab with RYSE and Appalachian Media Institute
Report back on The Alliance’s partnership with the National Association for Media Literacy Educator through the NAMLE Pre-Conference on Civic Life and Media Literacy
Hear from Lucia Palmirini and Chakka Reeves about Free Spirit Media’s Pathways Program

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Lucia Palmarini is a Chicago and Mexico City based producer, educator and former Pathways Manager at Free Spirit Media who has been working across the film and media sector in community and youth media, independent film, and festivals for over ten years. Chakka Reeves is a long time digital media educator and producer and current Pathways Manager. Free Spirit Media’s Pathway is a creative industry workforce development program that helps emerging, 18 -25 year old creatives break into the media and film industries. We support young filmmakers access opportunities, resources, and connect with industry professionals who can help them further their goals in developing successful, fulfilling careers.