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La Caldera Highlights: Title Song and Video on Our Drama

June 23, 2014

Our program  La Caldera is creating amazing Spanish-language content to combat human trafficking and exploitation of girls aged 11 to 22 in Bolivia. The drama’s title song Soy Mia: The following video is a wonderful piece on confronting human trafficking through  La Caldera. La Caldera – Not for Sale, aprendiendo sobre la Trata de Seres Humanos… from PCI Media Impact on Vimeo . To learn more about this innovative program, click here […]

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Ndovu Music Contest Launches in Kenya

June 17, 2014

The Ndovu Music Contest launched on June 7th in Nairboi, Kenya! In order to promote elephant conservation and anti-poaching messages, PCI Media Impact, in partnership with WildlifeDirect, has launched a song contest titled “Ndovu Music Contest” (‘Ndovu’ means ‘elephant’ in Swahili). As part of this program, one of Kenya’s top musicians, Juliani, helped launch the contest […]

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We’ve Won the Peace Projects Award and Grant!

June 3, 2014

PCI-Media Impact is excited to partner with the Colombian Journalists Network with a Gender Perspective to undertake a peace campaign in Colombia. Together, we have won a $50,000 Grant and Award from the  Journalists and Writers Foundation  to produce radio dramas to provoke conversation on peace, violence against women, and the portrayal of women in the media. Our CEO, Sean […]

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Production of “Black Gold” has begun in Mozambique!

June 2, 2014

Production of the national Mozambican radio drama, BLACK GOLD , has begun!  Initial pilot episodes of this gripping serial radio drama are being produced and tested with the aim of setting the basic building blocks to the broadcast of an ongoing multi-year national Mozambican serial radio drama. BLACK GOLD is a nationally broadcast “Entertainment-Education” radio drama that […]

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New Music Video from Tanzania

February 14, 2014

In an effort to bring an end to poaching, we’ve partnered with Mrisho Mpoto, Tanzanian musician, activist and storyteller, to produce Deni La Hisani (A Debt of Courtesy). Mrisho seeks to promote the traditional African reverence for animals while raising awareness about the long-term effects of poaching. Today, 25 percent of all of Africa’s elephants reside in Tanzania. […]

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Happy World Radio Day!

February 12, 2014

On February 13, World Radio Day, PCI Media Impact celebrates the history of radio’s use for social change and positive messaging. According to UNESCO, over 95 percent of the world’s population uses radio, which makes it a vital tool in facilitating change. The invention of the radio led to widespread dissemination of news and information […]

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Innovation Through Participation – Reflections from Kelly

February 6, 2014

On January 31, PCI Media Impact proudly hosted “Liberating Structures: Innovation Through Participation” at the Centre for Social Innovation. Kelly Adams, a workshop participant, shares her reflections… Forging through another brisk Manhattan morning, I arrived at the cutting-edge Centre for Social Innovation on Friday with an open-minded anticipation for the day’s activities in the Liberating […]

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Innovation Through Participation – Reflections from Tatiana

On January 31, PCI Media Impact proudly hosted “Liberating Structures: Innovation Through Participation” at the Centre for Social Innovation. Tatiana Riddle, a workshop participant, shares her reflections… On January 31st, I had the opportunity to attend a one day Liberating Structures workshop in New York City. As a first year graduate student at the Clinton […]

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Scriptwriting Workshop, by Carina Schmid

October 29, 2013

Our Special Projects Manager, Carina Schmid, reflects on an early October, scriptwriting workshop with local partners in Sierra Leone… My intense learning experience starts on a Wednesday afternoon at Sierra Leone’s airport in Freetown. I thought about a different word than intense, but I don’t think great or incredible fit so well. While Christine, PCI […]

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At Tiwai with children

Reflections on STEWARD Fellowship, by Anu Sachdev

September 5, 2013

For 7 weeks this summer, I had the privilege to be the Social Justice Initiative (Department of Communication) and PCI Media Impact’s first University of Texas at El Paso based Entertainment-Education fellow. This dream came alive as Dr. Arvind Singhal , who directs the Social Justice Initiative with Sean Southey, Executive Director of PCI Media Impact and Brenda Campos, Program Director, shaped […]

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