Raising the Bar: Criminalizing Poverty

Why is the prison population overwhelmingly poor? Join host Jason Clark, President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association  as he discusses with attorneys Esere Onaodowan, and Karume James, the criminalization of poverty.

Watch all Raising the Bar episodes here.

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Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

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Orientation

After attending Orientation, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations are able to enroll in MNN’s free media education courses for both adults and youths.

Orientation

After attending Orientation, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations are able to enroll in MNN’s free media education courses for both adults and youths.

Are you ready to make media that matters?

Whether you want to learn how to manage a crew in our multi-camera studios, how to capture a great story in the field, or how to edit your media, MNN has a class for you.

Join the digital media revolution and embark on your journey to becoming a certified community producer at MNN with access to our state-of-the-art media production equipment.

Register for Orientation

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Clip of the Week: What Does A Public Advocate Do?

October 30, 2019

Tune into Race to Represent’s Public Advocate interviews with Devin Balkind and Joe Borelli, Sunday, November 3rd and Monday, November 4th as both candidates discuss their plans if elected.

Producer Spotlight: Lese Dunton

October 25, 2019

Lese discusses her books, the first episode of her show called Kids Talking, and her experience at MNN as a new producer.