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Women, Media, Community Activism

Join us for a live recording session in San Francisco!

On March 16th The Making Contact team is happy be partnering with the California Institute for Integral Studies for an evening of important discussion and public journalism.

Race, police violence and criminal justice reform have been at the top of headlines nationwide with no signs of slowing as we move into the election season. Join us for a dialogue with two inspiring community organizers and media makers on the front lines, pushing for systematic change and providing accurate media portrayals of the activists, their struggles and their motivations.

Cat Brooks of San Francisco’s Anti Police-Terror Project and Manolia Charlotin of The Media Consortium and who is working on our Making
Contact’s special Immigration and Elections miniseries, will participate in a discussion on Black Lives Matter, community journalism social justice activism.

Our Executive Director Lisa Rudman, will MC and we will be recording this discussion for broadcast on the air and on our website.

March 16, 2016
7:00 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Cat Brooks is an artivist and mother who’s spent her life working on many social justice issues. In 2009, Cat joined the fight for Oscar Grant and was instrumental in developing organizing and communications strategies and leading multiple demonstrations. In 2013, Cat co-founded the Anti Police-Terror Project whose mission is to eradicate police terror in communities of color.

Manolia Charlotin is a multimedia journalist, strategist and the Director of Special Projects at The Media Consortium where she manages editorial collaborations among member outlets, spearheads #TMCinColor and curates independent media coverage of the movement for Black lives.

Lisa Rudman is the Executive Director of Making Contact. She brings over 20 years of experience in production and management in community radio and public television. She serves on the coordinating committee of The Media Consortium and believes in “practicing journalism for justice.”

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