Editing is complete on Vamos a Hablar/Let’s Talk, and it is now off to the color corrector, and being transcribed for translation and subtitling. Talented designer, Liz Pangerl of Casa Valencia is developing the graphics and packaging. Sound design is also complete, with music by Hans Christian. We expect the video to be ready for purchase and shipping February 1, 2012. Vamos a Hablar/Let’s Talk is a six part, culturally specific, bi-lingual video that focuses on the importance of open communication between Latino parents/adults and children/youth about sex, reproduction, relationships and birth control.
College students teach high school students
VIC partners with Collective Voices
in current project “Removing Barriers to Educational Equity”. Dr. Fredi Avalos, from Collective Voices, is collaborating with VIC students to develop the media literacy component of our current project with youth. The Collective Voices Foundation collaborates with college students, artists, and youth activists to promote the voices, consciousness, and education of under-resourced children.
VIC is pleased to receive a San Diego County Neighborhood Reinvestment Grant from Supervisor Horn’s office for the purchase of video equipment to support the youth in the our current collaboration with Transitional Youth Academy for the video project, Removing Barriers to Educational Equity. Thank you, Supervisor, for supporting VIC once again! VIC has raised $14,000 toward this project, and is interested in additional funders to help support youth development.
VIC students Corey Esoldi and Kristine Fernandez, and Communication student, Alicia Vincencio met today with youth from Interfaith Community Service Transitional Youth Academy on the CSUSM campus to begin project planning on the collaborative video project, “Removing Barriers to Educational Equity.” Continue reading
Building on the success of the student production for Transitional Youth Academy, VIC is working with Interfaith Community Service TYA on a proposal to bring college students and teens together to produce a video about educational equity and inequity. Continue reading
Kristine Diekman receives funding from CSUSM Faculty Development Grant for her proposal for a new media installation art work, “Line of Duty”. Continue reading
Student on location
Focused on creating socially responsible media, an innovative Visual and Performing Arts course at CSUSM is empowering students to learn about and serve the needs of their community from behind the lens of a video camera. Continue reading