Media War Against Venezuela: The Role and Ethics of Media in the 21st Century

The Media War Against Venezuela workshop at the US Social Forum interested me because of my work with Media Literacy Project.  I was curious to see where I could find similarities in how Venezuelans saw the way media messages shape their environment and the way we talk about hate speech in this country.  The conversationContinue reading “Media War Against Venezuela: The Role and Ethics of Media in the 21st Century”

Culture and Arts = Organizing

For the past two years, the Media Literacy Project (MLP) has begun integrating cultural work into our programs. The inclusion of arts and culture in our work is a result of the collective strategic planning and organizational visioning work by our staff. Results include partnerships and alliances with local social justice and media arts organizations,Continue reading “Culture and Arts = Organizing”

Media As A Solidarity Tool

The buzz of excitement continues here in Detroit today as I just finished, along with my crew from the Media Literacy Project, the third day of the 2010 U.S. Social Forum. It was another packed agenda in which I was able to participate in three amazing media justice workshops and panels. The day started withContinue reading “Media As A Solidarity Tool”

Queer People's Movement Assembly at the USSF

The United States Social Forum, with its ocean of workshops, panels and People’s Movement Assemblies is in full swing.  Detroit is currently hosting some 20,000 people here with a strong will to make the United States a better country. Underneath many signs that say “USSF 2010”, there’s a phrase declaring, “Another World is Possible, AnotherContinue reading “Queer People's Movement Assembly at the USSF”

Queer People's Movement Assembly at the USSF

The United States Social Forum, with its ocean of workshops, panels and People’s Movement Assemblies is in full swing.  Detroit is currently hosting some 20,000 people here with a strong will to make the United States a better country. Underneath many signs that say “USSF 2010”, there’s a phrase declaring, “Another World is Possible, AnotherContinue reading “Queer People's Movement Assembly at the USSF”

queer/trans people's movement assembly

I am reporting from Detroit, Michigan and the 2010 US Social Forum (USSF). This forum is a movement building process. It is not a conference, but it is a space to come up with the peoples’ solutions to the 
economic and ecological crisis. The USSF is the next most important step in our
 struggle toContinue reading “queer/trans people's movement assembly”

queer/trans people's movement assembly

I am reporting from Detroit, Michigan and the 2010 US Social Forum (USSF). This forum is a movement building process. It is not a conference, but it is a space to come up with the peoples’ solutions to the 
economic and ecological crisis. The USSF is the next most important step in our
 struggle toContinue reading “queer/trans people's movement assembly”