OFFERING FREE 22-WEEK WORKSHOPS IN: AUDIO / GRAPHICS / VIDEO / WEB
With a focus on education, grassroots organizing, and entrepreneurship, the Future City Media Workshops are 22-week trainings for Detroiters interested in building Detroit’s community media economy. These workshops will take place evenings, March 1 – July 31, 2011. The workshops will offer advanced training in audio, video, graphics, and web design. They will also offer training in digital media education and entrepreneurship. Participants will graduate with the unique skill sets necessary to train other Detroiters in digital media, create their own jobs, foster cooperative forms of community wealth creation, and support media-based community organizing for a better Detroit!
The Detroit Digital Justice Coalition is comprised of people and organizations in Detroit who believe that communication is a fundamental human right. We are securing that right through activities that are grounded in the digital justice principles of: access, participation, common ownership, and healthy communities.
You should apply if you:
* have some experience in creating digital media.
* have some experience in teaching -or- have some small business experience.
* are between the ages of 18-80.
* are dedicated to creating an awesome future for Detroit.
Space is limited. For any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Open House Info Session Feb.16th 7-9pm (at the Furniture Factory – 4126 3rd Ave. Detroit, MI)
Deadline to apply: February 21, 2011