RTM Community Meeting, May 10

May 10 is the date for Reclaim the Media's first Community Meeting--a chance for local media activists to get together, talk about what to expect from the upcoming National Conference on Media Reform (whether or not you're going), and discuss current and upcoming media activist campaigns in the Northwest.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 6:30-8:30 pm
WHERE: At the CAMP Firehouse (Central Area Motivation Program), 722 18th Ave at E. Cherry, in Seattle's Central District.

For info contact universaldeclaration @ reclaimthemedia.org.

|What are the Reclaim the Media Community Meetings about?

* Learning about current media activist campaigns that RTM and other groups are working on -- and how you can get involved
* Meeting guest speakers from allied groups in the area, and on occasion, special guests from around the country
* Taking action in a fun, convivial setting -- (letter-writing campaigns, skill-shares, and more)
* Meeting other activists who care about the many issues facing our media and community technology systems

This Month:

- PREVIEW/CHECK-IN for folks planning on attending the National Conference for Media Reform (May 13-17, St. Louis, MO)
- UPDATE on the NW Community Radio Network initiative (RTM working in collaboration with KBCS 91.3 FM, the Prometheus Radio Project, and other groups)
- GET INVOLVED with the Seattle Cable Franchise organizing and outreach -- this is the time!
- GET INVOLVED with the weekly production of Reclaim the Media TV (on SCAN Community Television - Channels 77/29)
- FIND OUT about new campaigns that are on the way!

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey