Posted on September 5, 2014
Girl Tech was a program for young women of color ages 15-24 in Albuquerque. This year-long program included training on media justice, reproductive justice, storytelling, and video making.
Posted on March 25, 2014
By Michelle Gallarza -- All through middle school I heard girls complain about their bodies. They would say, “I’m fat.” They would say they felt ugly without makeup. Some girls wouldn’t be allowed to wear makeup so they would get to school and put it on in the bathroom in a hurry and then take it off before they left school. It was difficult to hear these comments.
Posted on October 25, 2013
By Jessica Collins-- I am a list maker. When other staff draw pictures of me, which often happens in non-profit social change work, they draw me with a list on my desk.
Posted on April 30, 2012
As the third year of Girl Tech Collective got into full swing in April, 2011 Girl Tech alum Luna Olavarria Gallegos shared some of her thoughts on the program and the process:
Posted on December 5, 2011
Last month, Media Literacy Project graduated a class of young mediamakers. As young women of color, the graduates are not unique solely by virtue of their race and gender. They are made unique by their stories. Monice Braine tells her story about helping these young women tell theirs.
Posted on September 2, 2011
As Media Literacy Project welcomes a new cohort to Girl Tech and prepares to co-host the national Reproductive Justice Network Annual Meeting, we take a look back at how we arrived here and thank those that helped us get here.
Posted on August 1, 2011
It’s never too early to learn about media justice. This year, we got a chance to work with 16 brilliant young girls through Albuquerque Academy’s Think Summer class called Girl’s Toolbox for Life.
Posted on February 8, 2011
I often found myself wondering if the lack of police enthusiasm in pursuing the case would fly if these were 11 white college students found buried under a football field.