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Upcoming Closures at MNN

News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Please make a note of this important information about upcoming closures at MNN.

On Friday, November 21, MNN's 59th Street Editing stations in the Production & Facilitation Department will be closed until 6:00 pm for staff training. This closure does not affect the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

On November 27, MNN's 59th Street Studios and the MNN El Barrio Firehouse will be closed for Thanksgiving. As a result of this closure:

  • All studios and editing stations will be closed.
  • Field packages will not be available to reserve.
  • All classes are canceled.
  • Media due for December 1 must be submitted or uploaded by 8:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26.

Both MNN's 59th Street Studios and the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center will resume normal hours of operation on Friday, November 28.

Best wishes from MNN for a wonderful Thanksgiving!

This Week on MNN: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Programming Highlights, This Week on MNN By Lee Walker Helland

“Gotta Run with Will”
Thursday, November 20, 9:30 pm
Runners rallying for a good cause: The Laurie Harris story, as told by Scott Cohen, her teammate with the New York Flyers running club. Together with Laurie's family, friends and the New York Flyers, Cohen created the annual Runners rallying for a good cause: 'Hope & Dreams' 5K. This walk/run event honors Laurie by raising awareness and needed funds to find a cure for pancreatic cancer. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.
More info:
"Gotta Run with Will" on Facebook

Clip of the Week: "From the Heart of the Barrios"

Community Media, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, News and Views, Programming Highlights By Lee Walker Helland

Happy Friday, all! For today's Clip of the Week, we'd like to turn your attention to a fun new episode of "From the Heart of the Barrios," a unique and inspiring series from the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

In this segment, we hear from Janet Rodriguez, founder of SoHarlem, a community-based organization that "works to ensure that artists and residents benefit from local redevelopment efforts."

Watch the clip to find out how SoHarlem; Creative Outlet strengthens the community by supporting the women of Harlem, making and selling accessories through its brand. The org gives young people the opportunity "to assist artists in creating local public art installations and producing public art events that give our...