Media in the Hands of the People is Power in the Hands of the People
Grants were given to collaborating organizations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St Paul, Oakland, Philadelphia and San Francisco. In these communities, immigrant groups, media makers, and prominent community institutions worked together to produce original health-related content. Grantee teams created a wide range of media, including television and radio features, radio novelas, first person narratives, live theater, print materials, and Internet and social marketing campaigns. Partners included community institutions such as colleges and universities, television and radio stations, an advertising agency and a museum. You can read more about the eight projects by perusing the list below and clicking through to any project page which contains media, partners, and blog lists.
New Routes: Using stories to improve immigrant health. Immigrant organizations and media makers have formed partnerships to improve the health of immigrants by making media that best suits their needs.
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This report (PDF 3.8MB) offers guidance for community organizations and those who fund social change in how best to harness the power of local media-making for community health improvement. Spanish-language version is now available. Una versión en español de este informe esta en la web.