The Young Women of Color Health Advocacy Coalition is gearing up for its 5th Annual Power of My Parts - A Film Festival for Youth by Youth, to be held this coming April. The event recognizes National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by showcasing youth-focused shorts by emerging filmmakers ages 24 and under.
If you have a narrative short film that's under 40 minutes and focuses on social issues, submit it by Friday, February 28. For more information, check out the open call for entries and the festival's entry form.
El Barrio Firehouse TV features artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, activists and neighborhood residents working to create positive change in the community. This week's clip, "Breaking Ground / Abriendo Caminos," presents readings by five New York Puerto Rican women writers whose work is featured in a recently released book of the same name.
We’re already nearing the close of January – and that means Black History Month is upon us. February is a time to reflect on significant people and milestones in the history of the African diaspora.
Are you planning one or more special episodes of your show in honor of Black History Month? Send an email containing the topic and broadcast date of the episode to
firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll feature you in a roundup of the special programming.
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