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.
Last month, G.A.P. went to visit Democracy Now! to watch their broadcast and get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of independent news media! Journalist Amy Goodman and her guest Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights also sat down with us after to talk about their work and the importance of independent media.
Youth Breaking Borders participants, Marcia and Pavina, win the "Best Overall Film" award for "The Quest for Us" at the LaGuardia Community College International High School's 2014 Film Festival. Congratulations to them and the entire YBB program!
This past weekend, G.A.P. youth took the NYCoRE (New York Coalition of Radical Educators) conference by storm with their workshop on oppression and liberation. Check out some of the responses from workshop participants and see more pictures of youth in action after the jump!
Smarties meets every other Friday and is a group that provides individual support to folks who need help navigating college applications, applying for financial aide, looking for scholarships, help with writing college essays, and much more. Smarties is also the place where you can get help with updating your resume and searching for jobs!
Please RSVP to Chrystian in order to schedule a time with Ebony, the awesome Smarties Educator.
At this years The New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) Conference, G.A.P. youth will facilitate a workshop called "Breaking It Down to Break Free: Oppression and Liberation" on systems of oppression and how they affect our daily lives. The conference is on March 15th and the workshop is at 11am - come out and support!
Global Action Project is excited to launch our Artist Showcase! G.A.P.'s Artist Showcase is an event where youth (GAP and beyond) get the opportunity to connect with award winning filmmakers and artists. For the FIRST Showcase of the year; G.A.P. is excited to invite Prashant Bhargava to share clips from his visually stunning and multi-faceted character driven films such as "Patang" and "Sangam".
This year, Global Action Project will select members from 5 organizations in New York City for a series of workshops that engage youth organizers and leaders in media analysis and video production in relation to their social justice work. If you’re interested in being considered for this FREE program, please submit this application to us by December 20, 2013.
Your generous support raised over $7,000 for our social justice youth media trainings and programs. But we still have a long way to go to reach our goal of $15,000. Donate now to help us get there and to fund youth produced media for racial, economic, immigrant, and LGBTQ justice!