MLP News

You can be part of Girl Tech 2013!

Girl Tech 2013 will be Media Literacy Project’s fourth year of our Girl Tech program. Media Literacy Project is currently recruiting Girl Tech program participants and volunteers! A participant must identify as a young woman of color, be between the ages of 15 and 24, and have a passion for making change in her community!

Media Literacy Project: 20 years of media literacy and media justice

Twenty years ago, media was nothing like it is today. Personal computer screens had just made the transition to color, laptops were an anomaly rather than an every-day appliance, and cellular phones did not fit in people’s pockets. The term “World Wide Web” was the purview of Tim Berners-Lee and a few others in his network.

Bad-Ad Counter-Ad Contests are back!

Media Literacy Project's nationwide contest is back for the 2012-2013 school year! All we're asking students to do is find a bad adverstisement, tell us why it is bad, and/or make it better. The best entries will win cash prizes. Now, all we are asking parents and teachers to do is spread the word.

Media Literacy Project is on F.I.R.E. for education and equity!

Media Literacy Project (MLP) is honored to be an awardee at the 1st Fueling Increasingly Relevant Education (F.I.R.E.) Awards on October 11. This award recognizes educators and organizations promoting social justice and equity in the classroom and in the community.

Media Literacy Project to host two IREX Fellows from Uganda

For the second year in a row, Media Literacy Project (MLP) has been selected to partner with the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) and the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to administer two distinguished fellowships in Albuquerque.

Media Literacy Project Releases the 2010-2011 Girl Tech Report

One of MLP’s most critical programs, Girl Tech, is program that provides leadership development to young women of color through the access, analysis and creation of media. With the 2012 Girl Tech in full swing, MLP has released a 9-page report on the first two years of our innovative program.

Media Literacy Project is part of New Mexico Community Foundation’s $1 Million investment in NM

Media Literacy Project (MLP) recently celebrated a milestone with the New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF). Since 2007, NMCF has invested over $1 Million in the health and rights of women and girls in the State of New Mexico.

Out with the old, in with the new! MLP's Spring Sale is on!

Spring is here! And with the arrival of spring comes cleaning, renewal and the end of the school year. Media Literacy Project (MLP) is looking to streamline our store inventory while helping you finish out your semester and prepare for the next school year. Check out our 2012 Spring Sale!

Lifeline and Link Up: Making the human right of communication accessible to all Americans

Lifeline and Link Up are essential components of America’s telecommunications infrastructure that allows all everyone regardless of class, income or geography to access advanced telecommunications services. Earlier this week the Federal Communication Commission held an open meeting on the future of these two critical programs.

The Bad-Ad Counter-Ad Contest is on again

 Are you a young person between 11 and 18 years of age? Are you mad at racist, sexist, and other offensive messages in advertising? Do you resent big corporations telling you how to live? Enter our contest!