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What did we expect?

I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I heard Paul Ryan complain that SNAP benefit expenditures have almost doubled in the last 5 years. This isn’t a political post about polarized opinions. ¬†It’s a question: What did we expect? Expectations are an important part of examining social paradigms and moving in the direction […]

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Are kids safe behind bars?

This fall the Media Awareness Project will work with incarcerated youth at Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center to produce an awareness piece on sexual abuse behind bars.¬†During the intensive workshops, youth will produce 2-3 media pieces to raise awareness and educate young people about sexual abuse and prejudice. They will research, script, storyboard, film and […]

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The NONPROFIT Project

This fall, students at Austin Middle Schools will join the film and production professionals of the Media Awareness Project to create a free video for a nonprofit that needs one. As media makers who run a nonprofit, we know how critical good video is, and also how expensive (and sometimes cost prohibitive) it can be. […]

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