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Media Meet Justice: Needs and Feeds Wall
Submitted by amber on Mon, 2010-11-22 14:07
Media, Meet Justice
Needs and Feeds Wall
Seattle Housing Authority:
• Low Cost Internet Access
• Training Programs on how to access internet (LEP) SHA Staff
• Low cost internet access for mobile devices
Community Alliance for Global Justice:
• Access to programmers/IT technicians for website maintenance/expansion
• Affordable methods of media outreach to greater community for actions and events
• Updated spreadsheet of allied organizations and contact info
• Communications/Messaging, how to frame issues. Trainings or roundtable, info sharing, etc.
• How to access other outreach resources, “new” to us neighborhoods, calendars, etc without competing for space with other organizations and issues
• How do we leverage other great projects and allies even if issues are not directly related?
• To help the mayor, city council members and department of technology understand the value and the importance of public media as a vehicle that empowers and supports community
• Media Literacy Training
• Basic media navigating skills
• Media in many tongues!
• More affordable access
• Training on how to make your own media
• How to find what you need through media (housing, health, etc)
• Training on how to navigate the local school systems, the source, college info, etc
Hollow Earth Radio:
• Media justice training (interviewing)
• Easily digestible content and training on media activism (a zine, primer, guide?) that’s also online for training/teaching members in our own organization
• List of organizations broken up by category, type, extensive nationwide that works as a resource for orgs to find allies and similar orgs to their own.
• Collaborate with media partners
• Tell the story of the technology divide
• Highlight value of live and local programming
• Stress the interactive elements of community and spin off
• Organize individuals and groups who have benefited to speak, email, and write letters of support
• Sign petition for continual statement of support
• Highlight ESL programming and groups
• Involve youth speaks and youth media programs
• Counter negativity
• Promotional support for NW social justice events/orgs via website (RTM) and social media (RTM twitter and facebook)
• Digital media literacy trainings/workshops and curriculum (via Reclaim the Media)
• Develop public access micro networks (using donated wifi network coverage/mobile hotpots)
• Community new sources/blogs (to fit needs and also language diversity)
• More access to computers. Training on how to use them
• Community based trainings that focuses on a certain community’s specific needs
• Training to teach families how to communicate with schools, and research educational opportunities
• Low cost broadband through corporate funding or legislation
• Volunteer list or website for programmers who want to help activists (must be screened and evaluated)
• Advocate for affordable media access and free public access on cable
• Social networking site for activists?
Hollow Earth Radio:
• Look at Seattle neighborhood blog system- seems to be successful, localized, possible to get access, lots of engaged readers. Perhaps a social change version, or get into current system somehow?
• Is print viable anymore?
• New radio access and publicize shows! Public affairs on Hollow Earth Radio?
• Advocate for more social justice media/programming at Hollow Earth Radio
• Put up a 1 watt transmitter to broadcast Hollow Earth on the block at 20th and Union
• Apply for LPFM
• Internet/computer lab to open to public at HER
• A community sound off show- where neighborhood members can come in-regularly- to talk about what is actually important to them. This is something that Hollow Earth Radio would be a good forum for starting.