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YC Spotlight: “#DirectAction”

MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Students from this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program hosted by the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center covered the Climate Justice Youth Summit. In this clip, organizers hold a Direct Action Workshop to prepare for the Youth for the Climate Justice March.

Hear from summit attendees and from organizations like 350.org, a global network of climate activists, as they talk about the meaning of #DirectAction, and how the movement might lead to a better world.

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Check Out These New Internships at MNN's Youth Channel!

Classes, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Great news!

The MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center’s Youth Channel (YC) has some exciting new internship opportunities to offer. The groundbreaking center is looking for journalists and media makers ages 18-24 who are passionate about reporting on community news to join their innovative digital-journalism team. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 19th.

Youth Channel productions highlight important social-justice and cultural work taking place in NYC. Interns gain significant experience and training in field and television studio production, cross-platform programing, and community journalism. Here's the internship lineup:

Community Journalism: Produce 5-minute news segments for cross-platform programming, reporting on community events or working as a beat video reporter in El Barrio. All Community Journalists attend production meetings, have creative control over their stories, crew on other journalist's production teams, and edit on Final Cut Pro.

Applied Research: Trained to produce graphics for cross-platform...

Reminder: Regular Hours Return to El Barrio Firehouse Next Week

Classes, Events, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Hope everyone has enjoyed this beautiful summer! Friendly reminder that summer hours at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center come to an end next week. Starting Tuesday, September 2nd, the center will return to its regular hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 9pm

Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday, Monday: closed

Be sure to stop by for a class or community event! See you there.