Global Action Project works with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change. Learn more about G.A.P.
Do It Your Damn Self Film Festival!!, March 17- 21, 2015
We'll be in Boston for the screening of Youth Breaking Border's film V. The Great Performer at the longest running national youth curated film festival. Find a screening here!
NYCORE Conference, March 21, 2015
G.A.P. will be joining educators and students from across the city for a day of workshops to share practices and strategies for educational justice. Come to our table and discuss how to use G.A.P.'s youth produced films to engage your classroom or school in conversations about justice for immigrant youth, LGBTQ youth, and youth of color. Register here!
Monthly Salon "SHARE!" at the Door, March 23, 2015
G.A.P. media will be featured at The Door and University Settlement monthly SHARE event on March 23rd at 6pm. This platform is meant to equalize the playing field by encouraging professional artist to present alongside our emerging young artists in the spirit of sharing and co-creation. Experience the power we gain from exchanging our talents and creative insights!
AYA Mic Up Against Police Brutality, March 28, 2015
Youth producers from G.A.P. will be screening their film about their experiences with street harassment as undocumented youth artists at CAAAV:AYA's #MicUP Against Police Brutality. #MicUP is an event for high-school-aged youth to share their experiences encountering police violence through the performing arts. If you are a young person who wants to perform sign up here.
Global Action Project, a youth media arts organization with a social justice mission, is currently looking for computers and camera equipment for our programs and trainings. If you or your organization is upgrading and wants to sell your equipment or make a tax-deductible donation to a great cause, we'd love your old equipment. Your equipment will be an invaluable resource for hundreds of LGBTQ youth, immigrant youth and youth of color throughout NYC who are using media at G.A.P. to share their stories and organize for justice in their communities. Thank you so much for thinking of us!
Your gift will directly support the powerful media produced by G.A.P. youth this coming year and it will help us reach our winter fundraising goal of $10,000 by January 9th, 2015. Please make your tax-deductible donation today!
On Saturday, October 25th, three G.A.P. alumni, Adriel, Steph, and Yara, along with Co-Director Teresa Basilio, participated in the University of Orange'sYouth Urbanism Summit screening of youth made media from across the country on the themes: cities in crisis and the impact on youth, youth action and our future city.
We are so happy to be able to share with you that WE DID IT! For the month of October Global Action Project participated in an online fundraising challenge with bonus prizes for the top three organiations to raise the most from their supporters.
Thanks to our amazing community, we not only surpassed our goal and raised a total of $11,245 to upgrade our existing camera equipment, we also won an additional $7,000 in bonus prizes for coming in third place out of a total of 28 participating organizations!
Global Action Project, Inc. (G.A.P.), an award-winning youth media arts organization based in New York City, seeks a part-time Operations Manager. Global Action Project works with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change. For more about us, please visit our website: www.global-action.org.
This Summer, July 21- August 31st, 2014, 17 young people from throughout NYC were employed at GAP to learn new media technologies, advance their political education and team-build. Young people were continuing to create content and learn critical new media skills in the production of a web application “The Media History Timeline;” a curriculum tool to help users make connections between historical moments, media and popular culture and our personal stories.
G.A.P. is excited to be a part of the HIVE Fundraising Challenge and is looking to raise $5,000 so that we can upgrade our video production equipment! These new cameras will be a powerful resource for hundreds of LGBTQ youth, Immigrant youth and youth of color organizers throughout NYC who are using media in their organizing for justice.
Calling all Global Action Project Alumni, we've missed you so we're in the process of trying to find you! We've launched a survey that will help us stay in touch so we can throw parties, network, and fundraise more effectively. Please fill out as accurately as possible and forward to other former GAPers who you are still in contact with. We need your help to reach as many alumni as possible!
Global Action Project is currently accepting applications from youth aged 14-21 for our 2014-2015 youth media programs! As a G.A.P. Youth Video Producer you will learn how to tell stories, share opinions, grow your leadership, discuss the power of media in society, and work with a group to make videos that will make an impact around issues that are important to you and your community. Our youth media programs run once a week from October 2014 to June 2015. The programs are FREE and you don’t need any media experience to join. Applications due October 10, 2014 or until programs are full. Apply online here today!
Leaving high school is a stressful time in any young person's life, even more so for those living in the United States without documentation. "Unsockumented" uses dark humor to explore some of the challenges that these youth face.