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G.A.P. to participate in New York City’s First-Ever Social Justice Artists’ Convening

G.A.P. is excited to be a part of the first Social Justice Artists' Convening planned by the Social Justice Artists' Collaborative on Wednesday, September 21. The day-long convening will bring together NYC-based arts organizations, artists, and supporting funders in an unprecedented opportunity to create community among those doing work at the intersection of arts and social justice.

Media in Action 2011

On the last weekend of July 2011, G.A.P. convened our Media in Action Institute, which focused on educational justice. We received more applications to participate than ever before: 90 organizations applied, with 33% from California alone. The institute trained the largest group of any Media in Action: 20 individual organizers from 10 organizations across the country. Participating groups were: Read more »

Global Action Project is going to the Allied Media Conference!

Three youth producers from Global Action Project's SupaFriends program will be facilitating "Queer Youth of Color Making Media, Building Community" at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit. Come check it out!

Keisha Knows and Three Queer Mice screening this Thursday at the Maysles Cinema as part of the Homo-Harlem Film Festival

Join us for the Second Night of the two day Third Annual Homo-Harlem Film Series featuring two short films created by Global Action Project's Supafriends Program, Three Queer Mice and Keisha Knows, that play upon LGBT issues, followed by Charles Bracks' Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project, exploring the murder of 15 year old Sakia Gunn in a hate crime which was largely undocumented by the press.

"I Am Lobsang": New Video by G.A.P.'s Youth Breaking Borders Program

I Am Lobsang

"I Am Lobsang" is one of several videos produced by the youth producers of Global Action Project during the 2010-11 program year. The video was recently screened at G.A.P.'s End-of-Year Screening, along with the other works. We will post all videos from 2010-11 soon. Watch "I Am Lobsang" now.

20th Anniversary Sponsors and Supporters

Global Action Project's board of directors, staff, and youth producers are grateful to those who have supported our 20th Anniversary Campaign so far.

Executive Producers
Cornelia Brunner
Time Warner Inc.
WABC-TV

Producers
James and Migdalia Taratunio

Directors
The Coryat Family
Laughing Lotus Yoga Center
Dani and Irene Siegel
Susan Siegel

Welcome Carmen Balentine, G.A.P.'s Newest Board Member

Carmen Balentine, Global Action Project Board Member

Global Action Project is proud to announce the latest addition to our Board of Directors, Carmen Balentine, a long-time leader in the non-profit world. Read more »

E.D. Meghan McDermott Featured on The LAMP's Web Site

An in-depth interview with Global Action Project's executive director, Meghan McDermott, is featured on The LAMP's web site.  In the interview Meghan discusses Global Action Project's history and why media is uniquely powerful in the hands of young people.

Global Action Project's 2011 End of Year Screening is June 7

Come celebrate with us and catch the premiere of this year's new Youth-Produced Films! Plus Performances! Food!

Apply for Our Summer 2011 Media in Action Training

Media In Action Flyer

Global Action Project's Summer 2011 Media in Action institute will focus on educational justice. In the ongoing struggle to overhaul our education system, clear and powerful messaging is crucial. Organizers need the tools to reframe the debate: from challenging the school-to-prison pipeline to halting school closings and privatization. Global Action Project's Media in Action Summer 2011 institute will give you these tools. Read more »

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