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Announcement :: Media
Transfomring Media: A weekend of education, mobiliztion and networking. June 8th-10th Rochester NY
18 May 2012
Rochester NY Indymedia 10 year anniversary! Transfomring Media: a weekend of education, Mobiliztion and networking! June 8-10th
Transforming Media: A weekend of education, mobilization, and networking!
June 8 - 10
Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St., Rochester, NY, 14608
$10 - $35, sliding scale. waivers available.

Rochester Indymedia is hosting a regional convergence for independent media makers, grassroots activists, and community members. June 2012 completes Rochester Indymedia's first decade as an organization and to celebrate we're hosting a conference that you won't want to miss. The weekend will facilitate new directions for peoples’ media as well as facilitate collaborations between media makers and activist groups. You will walk away with a better understanding of the media landscape, practical skills for media creation, and new relationships to build on.

When you register, please consider donating a $10-$35 sliding scale donation to help us pay for food and other supplies and materials for the conference. Waivers will be available.

Special guests include: Mike Burke (DemocracyNow! producer), Yusef Shakur (Detroit community activist, former prisoner, DeeDee Halleck (Media activist and co-founder of Paper Tiger TV), The Stimulator ("It's The End of The World As We Know It and I Feel Fine", Mara Ahmed (local independent film maker), Branda Miller & Steve Pierce from The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY (, Amy Dalton (Philadelphia & US Indymedia, Elizabeth Press (Streetfilms, and all the supporters and members of Rochester Indymedia.

Transforming Media:
Please register here:
About the weekend:
Pay your registration donation online:
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When you fill out your registration, there is an area for proposing a workshop or presentation. The deadline for proposals is: May 10, 2012!

Check out Rochester Indymedia:

[FYI: We're still getting the schedule together so times may change. Check back for updates!]

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