As an organization, we...
teach day-long workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students in underserved communities
host community events where we display students' published works, give out free school supplies, and invite the community to learn more about media literacy
develop curricula in partnership with schools and organizations.
empower students by providing mentorship and publication opportunities.
We do this because...
of the people in the newsrooms of major publications like the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times are non-POC (Columbia Journalism Review)
of Americans ages 18-29 trust news from social media as much as national news outlets (Pew Research)
of students failed in a study to test media literacy during the 2020 presidential election (Stanford)
of Americans have little to no trust in newspapers, TV, and radio stations (Gallup)