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Friday, August 19 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Developing Youth Media Programs

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Are you running a youth summer camp and want to engage more young people? Want to raise revenues for fee-based education program? Recruit more students to your media center? Want to start an after-school program or add media literacy curricula to your classes? Be inspired, ask questions and share best practices as we discuss developing sustainable youth media programs. Topics will include: funding, recruitment, equipment choices, incentives, classroom conduct and policies, building allies and partners, meeting the educational needs of your community, and training staff. Learn from developed programs and bring questions to develop your own.

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avatar for Sophia Postans (student)

Sophia Postans (student)

My name is Sophia Postans and I am an eighth grader atHartland Elementary school. I love to be with my friends,shopping, jumping on the trampoline with my older brother,playing with all my pets, reading, music, and much more. Ijoined CATV because our school has an activity period afterlunch with 20 or more activities you can pick from everydayand CATV is one of them. I have CATV on Mondays andThursdays and there are many jobs you can choose... Read More →
avatar for Sydney Read (student)

Sydney Read (student)

Sydney Read, 14, from Hartland,Vermont just graduated from eighthgrade at Hartland Elementary School. Inthe fall. she will be a freshman atHanover High School. The past twoyears she has been working with theCATV group at her school where she haslearned how to make different types ofvideos and use her creative mind tomake something spectacular. CATV hasinfluenced her to enter local videocompetitions. She has won first place inthree out of the four... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Cove

Michelle Cove

Executive Director, MediaGirls
Michelle Cove is the Executive Director of MEDIAGIRLS®, a nonprofit organization that teaches girls how to critique the way girls and women are portrayed in pop culture with an emphasis on creating empowering content. She is also an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and author whose projects have been featured on numerous national platforms including “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Katie Couric’s talk show “Katie,” “The Today Show... Read More →
avatar for Bob Franzoni

Bob Franzoni

Executive Director, CATV
Bob has been the Executive Director ofCommunity Access TV (CATV) for 23years. CATV serves the states ofVermont and New Hampshire and is theonly station in the United States toreceive funding for both states. I havebeen priviledged this year to work withthe Hartland 7th and 8th graders onvarious video projects this year. Theyhave entered contests against high schoolstudents and won on various events. Wehave appeared on our CBS affiliatechannel 3... Read More →
avatar for Susan Malone

Susan Malone

Executive Director, Wide Angle Youth Media
Susan Malone has been at the intersection of Baltimore’s community arts and education for nearly two decades. She holds a BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Along with her background in arts and management skills, Ms. Malone flourished in the leadership role of Program Manager at Wide Angle Youth Media that led to her promotion to Executive Director in 2010. Since she took over the helm, she has tripled the number of... Read More →
avatar for Cara Berg Powers

Cara Berg Powers

Executive Director, Press Pass TV
Dr. Cara Berg Powers is an author, educator, organizer and learner with a commitment to youth, media and justice. She is Executive Director at award-winning youth media organization Press Pass TV, an organization dedicated to using media arts and culture to solve community challenges and empower youth. Cara holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Change with a focus on Media Studies and Adolescence, as well as an MA in Transformative... Read More →


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

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