Event

Media Action Grassroots Network Site Visit with Betty Yu

When: 
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join Media Literacy Project and Quote and Unquote as we host Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) National Organizer, Betty Yu!

New Mexico is in a critical situation. Our public access channels are being threatened with commercial control! Join us as we discuss the role of community controlled public access television for youth media creation, immigrant rights, and racial justice.   

November 18th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Quote Unquote studios, 516 Central NW

Light snacks will be provided

Spread the word to other Media Justice advocates that you know!

Media Literacy Project is a MAG-Net Anchor Organization in the national media justice network. Betty Yu is a longtime community based media maker, educator and organizer. Ms. Yu is a past Director of Community Outreach & Media at Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), Manhattan's Community Access TV organization in New York City. At MNN, she provided media making tools and resources to community based organizations through video production training and a Community Media Grants program. Ms. Yu  was one of the lead organizers in the Save Public Access TV campaign in New York, organizing individuals and organizations around any legislation that threatened Community Access TV, a valuable media resource to the social change movement. Betty also sits on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), the national umbrella organization of over 3000 Community Access TV centers.