GAP youth leader, now alum, Yara Barbosa about the experience of creating, producing, and collaborating with the Youth Breaking Borders team to create Echoes of Iemanja.
Echoes of Iemanja: An interview with filmmaker Yara Barbosa
LGBT Youth Promote Justice By Creating Their Own Media
Former executive director, Jesse Ehrensaft-Hawley, and former associate director, Luce Capco Lincoln, write about the importance of creating space for LGBT youth to create their own media to promote social justice.
Connecting Moments to Movements Through a Digital media history timeline
An article written by GAP staff Carlos Pareja and Giselle Ari Bluez that was published in the Youth Media Reporter in 2017 about using our Media History Timeline tool as an interactive approach to political history and education.
Amplifying Trans Narratives with Giselle Ari Bleuz
An interview with GAP producer, educator, and alum Giselle Ari Bleuz about her motivations for founding the Trans Resistance Through Media program and creating GAP's first feature length film, Overstigmatized: The Stigma Stops Here.
Exploring new horizons in sci fi & fantasy
A 2017 article from The Indypendent about GAP feature films The C.O.R.E. and Echoes of Iemanja. Written by Kazembe Balagun.
Report Launch! Media in Action: A Field Scan of Media & Youth Organizing in the United States
From 2012-2015, Global Action Project, Data Center and Research Action Design conducted a national research project—Media in Action: A Field Scan of Media & Youth Organizing in the U.S. The project sought to understand how youth organizers are using media to advance social justice and movement-building work throughout the United States. Our research documents how and why youth organizers are using media for organizing, framing community stories, and conducting media analysis.
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Youth Media Reporter Interview with G.A.P.'s Program Director
Chrystian Rodriguez is a youth-producer-turned-media educator who currently works at Global Action Project (G.A.P.) in New York City where he writes curricula, develops community relationships, and works directly with a new generation of filmmakers. Take a look at this interview he did for Youth Media Reporter in February 2011.
Submission of Excellence: Meghan McDermott (for Arts Forward)
This article by our former director, Submission of Excellence: Meghan McDermott, talks about G.A.P.'s strategic planning initiative and implementing new organizational strategies including: fostering a new culture of affirmation, strengthening a team through healthy communication and the 4 I's (intent, incident, impact, and improvement).
"Change Capital Investments: One Tool for Moving to Abundance"
Nonprofit organizations working at the intersection of arts and social justice are no strangers to the fight to stay alive while moving their missions forward. In an honest and critical exploration of what it takes to survive against the odds, Global Action Project (G.A.P.) presents "Change Capital Investments: One Tool for Moving to Abundance." The article chronicles G.A.P.'s planning efforts, with assistance from the Nonprofit Finance Fund, to achieve sustainability on its own terms.
"Taking a Forward Stance"
How training and transparency helped G.A.P. meet the 2008 economic crisis head on.
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