Archive for Category: "MultiMedia"

Photojournalism showcased at VoiceWaves “Our Community” exhibit

Photojournalism showcased at VoiceWaves “Our Community” exhibit

VoiceWaves celebrated a successful exhibition of photos and audio slide show presentations on Monday, August 26. The Long Beach Press Telegram was there. See and read the story at Photojournalism showcased at VoiceWaves “Our Community” exhibit  

Mobile Voices (VozMob)

Mobile Voices (VozMob)

Mobile Voices (VozMob) is a platform for immigrant and/or low-wage workers in Los Angeles to create stories about their lives and communities directly from cell phones. VozMob appropriates technology to create power in our communities and achieve greater participation in the digital public sphere. Read more Vozmob.net

Television’s New Name in Long Beach: PADNET

Television’s New Name in Long Beach: PADNET

In a city without it’s own local television station and only one Long Beach-based radio station, local media coverage is sparse. Now comes along Public Access Digital Network (PADNET). This is the 2.0 reincarnation of the old Public Access on Cable Television. This time, however, it’s back in a new form. Long Beach Community Action […]

Shifting the Technological Paradigm

Shifting the Technological Paradigm

    by Michelle Zenarosa   Often understaffed and overworked, non-profiteers have often had to juggle multiple tasks all white struggling to get schooled on all the latest #hashtags, widgets and cloud computers. At this weekend’s first ever CA Nonprofit Tech Festival, non-profit employees across the state came together to share both skills and challenges, […]

What is Building Healthy Communities?

What is Building Healthy Communities?

The California Endowment’s film crew put together this short piece about the Building Healthy Communities Initiative.

STOP THE VIOLENCE “NON-VIOLENT”/ PERRY-H feat. JAY-V

STOP THE VIOLENCE “NON-VIOLENT”/ PERRY-H feat. JAY-V

Long Invisible, Domestic Workers in CA Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

Long Invisible, Domestic Workers in CA Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

New America Media, Video, Cliff Parker, Jacob Simas // Op-ed: Robert Rooks, NAACP Fifteen years ago, my graduate school instructor posed a series of questions that still guide me to this day: If you found yourself in a time warp and living in the Jim Crow era south, would you say and do nothing, as many […]

Health Matters: Building Healthy Communities

Health Matters: Building Healthy Communities

Our panel “Building Healthy Communities” was moderated by Karolee Sowle, CEO, Desert Regional Medical Center with panelists, Susan Dell, Founder, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation: Lakeysha Sowunmi, Mom & Wellness Community Leader: Notah Begay III, Health & Wellness Advocate: Annika Sorenstam, Founder, Annika Foundation & Goldie Hawn, The Hawn Foundation. http://clintonfoundation.org/healthmatters      

End Harsh School Discipline: Virtual Youth Rally

During the National Week of Action on School Discipline in 2011, youth from throughout the state came together in a virtual rally to tell their stories about the overuse of harsh school discipline and advocate for more positive and healthy school environments. The videos in this playlist are a recording of the rally. To learn […]

Co-Teaching & Other Collaborative Projects for English Language Learners

Co-Teaching & Other Collaborative Projects for English Language Learners

The New School for Public Engagement is a division of The New School, a university in New York City offering distinguished degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in art and design, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement Andrea Honigsfeld, Maria Dove, editors and Gabriel Díaz […]

Do you know where health happens?

Do you know where health happens?

Did you know how long you live depends on where you live? Health Happens Here! In our neighborhoods, in our schools, in our grocery stores and our parks—every moment of the day the places where we spend our lives affect how long, and how well, we live. Learn more about Health Happens Here! Visit HERE […]

Why Am I Locked Out Of Refinancing?

Why Am I Locked Out Of Refinancing?

Shaun Donovan, United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development, answers your questions on President Obama’s homeowner refinancing proposal that aims to make it simpler for millions of homeowners around the country to refinance their mortgages and save hundreds of dollars each month. Info HERE  

Vice President Biden Launches Dating Violence PSA

Vice President Biden Launches Dating Violence PSA

  Vice President Biden introduces a new PSA that encourages men to speak up and help prevent dating violence and sexual assault as part of the 1 is 2 Many initiative to reduce violence against women. June 21, 2012        

CNN Explains: Health care reform

CNN Explains: Health care reform

This is what’s at stake this week as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to issue its ruling on the Affordable Care Act    

You Can

You Can

Staying healthy happens in the places where we live, learn, and play — not just in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms. The California Endowment is working to bring about a new understanding of the factors that contribute to a healthier, stronger California. Find out more at www.calendow.org/HealthHappensHere        

Breaking the Mold: Women in Restaurant Kitchens

Breaking the Mold: Women in Restaurant Kitchens

For decades, professional kitchens and restaurants were almost exclusively the domain of male chefs. In recent years, women have come to the forefront as food writers, entrepreneurs and professional chefs. The New School marks 100 years from the birth of Julia Child, a woman who played a leading role in the development of American cuisine, […]

White House Initiative on Elder Abuse

White House Initiative on Elder Abuse

The White House Office of Public Engagement, in collaboration with the Administration for Community Living, the Department of Justice, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, hosts an event highlighting elder abuse and financial exploitation, featuring Administration officials as well as individuals and organizations committed to addressing elder abuse and financial exploitation in their local communities. […]

Powerhouse: Empowering Children With Autism

Powerhouse: Empowering Children With Autism

Article and video by Patrick Moreno. Cover Photo: Kurtz and a student painting in 2008, fom an article published 2008 by the Signal Tribune. Photo: Cory Bilicko Editor’s Note: This story was reported as part of the CSULB Journalism Senior Seminar.  It is one of a series of articles produced by CSULB students, focusing on health issues in […]

Men Making A Change: Journey to the White House Part 1

Men Making A Change: Journey to the White House Part 1

Part One of a series of stories from Long Beach Community Action Partnership (LBCAP) profiling the adventure of a group of Long Beach Youth. LBCAP Executive Director Darick Simpson describes the journey of these young men who are making a change within themselves and their communities.

Spring Street Farm Project

Spring Street Farm Project

FROM KCET.org California’s Small Farms by Katherine Spiers Jesse Frutos is a third-generation farmer in California, tilling the same land in the town of Cypress that his grandfather did. He was raised spending summer “vacations” working on the properties owned by members of his family, where he learned all the basics of seasonal farming.Frutos worked in […]

Let’s Move

Let’s Move

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to parents about the need for kids to be active in order to raise a happy and healthy generation.