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International Water Day (March 2014)

In celebration of International Water Day, PCI Media Impact’s My Water - My Community program coalitions in Peru are hosting innovative outreach events across the country to educate and motivate the communities on issues of sustainable water practices, preservation of natural resources and collective commitments... Read more  »

International Women's Day (March 2014)

As an organization working to bring about social change globally, PCI Media Impact believes that women are the change-makers for today and tomorrow.  Strengthening the role of women in society results in increased education, new economic opportunities, improved health for women, children and families, and... Read more  »

The World’s Most Subversive Soap Operas (The Daily Beast)

A great article, featuring PCI Media Impact, by Christopher Dikcy in The Daily Beast... "From telenovelas about Latin America’s missing girls to a series on conflict resolution in wartorn lands, soap operas are surreptitious agents of social change in the developing world."  Read the full article ... Read more  »

International Day of the Girl Child (October 2013)

Reports estimate that between 70% and 92% of women and girls in Liberia have experienced some form of sexual violence. To combat this epidemic, we have partnered with Liberia's number one "HipCo" artist, Takun J, to bring anti sexual violence messages into the mainstream. His socially-relevant... Read more  »

Get Wild - Get Involved! (September 2013)

Dear Friend, President Obama recently highlighted the alarming rate at which Africa’s wildlife is threatened. Last year alone, roughly 30,000 African elephants were killed illegally, the largest number in 20 years. At this rate, elephants will be extinct in the wild in just ten years. “The entire... Read more  »

PCI Media Impact Featured on D'lujo

PCI Media Impact was featured on the Spanish-language program, D'lujo. Currently airing in Los Angeles (channel 22), New York (channel 34), Chicago (channel 13), Houston & Miami (channel 8 by MundoFox) and also on channel 55 in Houston (MegaTV) every Monday at 10:30pm. This clip features... Read more  »

PCI Media Impact Update (August 2013)

Not for Sale is Ready for the Airwaves We have just completed the production of Not for Sale (La Caldera), a radio drama that will be aired in the Bolivian cities most affected by commercial sex and labor trafficking. Using the art of storytelling to combat these... Read more  »

World Population Day (July 2013)

Dear friends, Today, on World Population Day, we would like to extend our deepest gratitude for your ongoing support, as we continue our steadfast commitment to using storytelling and creative communications to tackle the global challenge of population growth. This year’s focus is on adolescent pregnancy, a... Read more  »

Radio Integración, haciendo Comunicación para el Buen Vivir (LA BITÁCORA)

In this La Bitácora article, Lisseth Zhuma applauds Radio Integración, PCI Media Impact, and various other partners for using communications and alternative approaches to development in order to promote positive social, environmental, and health-based changes in many Ecuadorian communities. Leer más   Read more  »

Happy World Environment Day! (June 2013)

On behalf of everyone here at PCI Media Impact, we would like to wish you a very happy World Environment Day! The theme for this year is Think.Eat.Save, an anti-food waste and food loss campaign that encourages people to reduce their “foodprint.” According to the UN... Read more  »

PCI Media Impact Hosts Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image to Showcase Student’s Media Projects for Social Change

PCI Media Impact Hosts Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image to Showcase Student’s Media Projects for Social Change My School-My Community students to present creative communications campaigns to combat bullying, violence, teenage pregnancy and gossip NEW YORK, NEW YORK (May, 2013)- PCI Media Impact... Read more  »

PCI Media Impact Update (May 2013)

UCLA Course: Soap-Operas for Social Change For two weeks in April, PCI Media Impact taught a credit-bearing course at UCLA's Art & Global Health Center. The following is a reflection from a student: Art is an effective form of gossip; it has the ability to tell stories... Read more  »

Happy Earth Day from PCI-Media Impact! (April 2013)

School Visits Ignite Excitement in the Caribbean Building upon our on-air 130 episode radio novella, Callaloo, school activities and concerts are inspiring and encouraging students to take action to protect the environment. Our My Island-My Community program has been in full force, sending mascots to primary schools in St. Lucia... Read more  »

Entertainment Education With PCI Media Impact (EXAMINER)

Recently, PCI Media Impact has been featured in an article on Examiner.com highlighting the success of our programs. A wonderful narrative about E-E and the growth of Media Impact, the article provides a comprehensive look into what we are all about and how storytelling can... Read more  »

Kids Get Excited About Nature Across the Caribbean

Environmental campaign based on a popular radio drama motivates students to get involved. APRIL 9, 2013/3BL Media Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are... Read more  »

My Island-My Community Profile

With the help of more than 60 national, regional and international partners, Media Impact has been able to increase knowledge around key issues people face throughout the Caribbean, ultimately increasing the capacity of these populations to improve their personal health and the health of their homeland.... Read more  »