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Friday, August 19 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Community Engagement Strategies for Community Media

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Community Engagement is a process by which organizations and people build ongoing, lasting relationships in order to apply a collective vision for the benefit of a community. In this panel, we’ll see real life examples of how community engagement strategies can create better media. Learn ways to bring about change within your organization by building a culture that meets the needs, is responsive to, and is involved in dialog with communities.

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Fiona Morgan

Journalism Program Director, Free Press
At ACM, I'll be talking about Free Press' News Voices project in New Jersey, a pilot project in community engagement around journalism. I lead deliberative dialogue between community members and reporters who serve them. I started my journalism career at Salon.com and was a staff writer at the INDY Week in Durham, NC, for 8 years before earning a Master of Public Policy degree at Duke in 2011. I'm working on a book about information gaps in... Read More →
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Al Williams

Executive Director, Northampton Community TV
P. Al Williams works at the intersection of community, art, and technology as Executive Director of Northampton Community Television - www.northamptontv.org - a forward-seeking community media organization whose projects include Paradise CIty Press, a community journalism and storytelling project; co-founding the Public VR Lab, an all new collaborative for public virtual reality literacy, production and the commons; Crowdsourced Cinema, in... Read More →

Friday August 19, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom C

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