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Friday, June 16 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Dreaming from the Archive

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Join us to envision a public access archive facilitated by Democracy Now! interns. The workshop will establish a conversation between the archive and media makers in order to create a project that reflects the needs of the community and provides concrete examples of how the archive can be used as an actionable tool. The workshop aims to provide answers to the following questions: What content? What format? What perspectives are underrepresented in archive-based media projects?

Presenters
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Sammy Didonato

Democracy Now!
Sammy Didonato is a young, but long time organizer and media maker from Baltimore City. He is part of a collective that organized jail support during the Uprising in Baltimore and which continues to provide support for people incarcerated in the city jail. He also has spent time... Read More →
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Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez

Democracy Now!
Cristina Fontánez holds a Master's degree in Library and Information Science. Her Interests include community and digital archives, oral history and, the role of social justice in archival science. She is currently an archives intern at Democracy Now! and a fellow at the Barnard... Read More →
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Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones

Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones an Intern in Democracy Now!'s Education Department and Co-Founder of Women of Color in Solidarity. As a community educator, her focus is centered on disrupting colonial legacies of education within teaching curriculum and practices, specifically in communit... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm
State Hall: Room 123