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San Jose Youth Media Summit

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will hold the second of four national youth media summits on September 25, 2012 in collaboration with CreaTV San Jose.  The second summit will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose, CA from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The summit addresses funding, education and policy and community building issues as they relate to digital and news literacy training for San Jose youth.

This event is free to members of the community, but registration is required and space is limited. Click here to register.


Tentative Schedule

11:00-12:00 – Opening Remarks and Welcome: Sylvia Strobel, ACM; Suzanne St. John Crane, CreaTV; Council Member Sam Liccardo

12:00-1:00 – Youth Media and News Literacy – The Funders’ Insight

Moderator:  Suzanne St. John Crane, Executive Director, CreaTV San Jose
Panelists: Judy Kleinberg, Program Director, Knight Foundation; Patty Nation, Sr. Manager Corporate and Community Engagement, Xilinx, Inc.

1:00-2:00 – Lunch and Networking

2:00-3:00 – Education and Workforce Development:  Integrating Digital Literacy and Schools

Moderator: Ingrid Dahl, Bay Area Video Coalition, and former Editor-in-Chief of the Youth Media Reporter at the Academy for Educational Development
Panelists: Donna Lewis, Educational Ecosystem, Xilinx, Inc.; Suzanne St. John Crane, Executive Director, CreaTV

3:00-4:00 – Life Skills, Community Building, and Social Impact:  The Impact of Youth Media

Moderator: Diane Guerrazzi, KTVU Reporter, SJSU Broadcasting Instructor
Panelists: Ivan Reyes Martinez, MACLA’s PeaPod Coordinator; Lorena Hernandez, California Director – Community Investment & Communications, Comcast; Aaron Carrera, Mayors Gang Task Force San Jose; Tricia Creason-Valencia, Founder, Flaca Films

4:00-5:00 – Discussion and Screenings of Select Programming from San Jose youth

Panelists: Raj Jayadev, Founder of Silicon Valley DeBug; Peter Pheap, Director of Creative Teens, 1st ACT Silicon Valley

The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media wishes to thank the following sponsors and partners for their support of the Youth Media Summit: