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The Future of Media, Second Careers and a Prestigious International Fellowship: June News from MNN!

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

It's been an exciting month at MNN, which means our just-out June newsletter is a really fun read! A youth producer at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center was selected for a full scholarship to participate in a prestigious fellowship in Senegal this summer, and an MNN Community Producer whose show inspires viewers to pursue their passions during retirement just directed her first film. We also catch you up on the latest at MNN's Youth Channel. Check it out!

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MNN El Barrio Firehouse Youth Producer Selected for Prestigious Fellowship Program

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

Very exciting news!

A youth producer at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center has been selected by the International Youth Leadership Institute (IYLI) to receive a full scholarship to participate in the organization's 2014 Summer Fellowship Program in Senegal. The producer, Gilbert Roman, will assist in the production of several short videos documenting the experience of the students involved in the in the five-week fellowship in addition to maintaining a rigorous study and travel schedule.

“We're so excited to partner with IYLI!" says Iris Morales, Director of El Barrio Firehouse. “After we interviewed several students, we selected Gilbert to represent the MNN Youth Media Center. He is very conscientious, has excelled in both field and television studio production courses, and has already produced short programs for Firehouse TV."

A nonprofit founded in 1989, IYLI offers African American and Latino secondary-school students the opportunity to prepare for...

This Saturday: Join Us at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse for El Museo del Barrio's Super Sábado!

Community Media, Events, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel By Lee Walker Helland

Get ready! For the third year in a row, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is participating in El Museo del Barrio's Super Sábado, a collection of free events allowing members of the community to experience and celebrate Latino cultures with family and friends.

Come on by El Barrio Firehouse from noon to 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 17. We'll be giving tours and camera demos, plus offering screenings of student work and free refreshments! Find out why our beautiful facility in East Harlem has become such an important resource for area residents, organizations, artists and activists.

Super Sábado
MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center
Saturday, May 17
noon - 5:00 pm
175 E 104th Street
New York, NY 10029
(Between Lexington and 3rd Aves)