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Teen Producers: Did you lock me in or out?

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary on school lockdowns. This video includes informative interviews about school threats from students and an officer from San Diego Unified School District. Teen … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: The Cover of the Bantu

Teen Producers Project Teenagers and adults teach the public about the purpose of the Hijab, the head cover worn by the Muslim women. In this video, youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project show how they wear … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Restorative Justice

Teen Producers Project Restorative Justice is an alternative to the court process for young adults and teens who commit petty crimes. In this video, youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project highlight the opportunity that was given … Continue reading

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Free Youth Bus Passes Set to Expire This Month

The Media Arts Center takes a look at the benefits of the Youth Opportunity Pass public transportation project, which provides free bus passes to students in San Diego. Students say the bus passes save them money and time and give … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Offering Care Packages – and Hugs – to the Homeless

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project introduce us to Jacqueline Penhos, founder of The Art of Being You, a nonprofit that helps women who have been involved with sex trafficking. Penhos recently started … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: The Changing Face of El Cajon Boulevard

Teen Producers Project New businesses bring new people and new people transform a neighborhood. That’s the premise behind the latest video by the Teen Producers, a a group of youth filmmakers at the Media Arts Center. Their piece centers on … Continue reading

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Youth Report: Nonprofit Keeps Hoover Track Team Running

A rash of lawsuits in 2010 has made it illegal for parents to foot the bill for school sports. In City Heights, where many families struggle to make ends meet, that was never really an option anyway. So Hoover High … Continue reading

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‘Waste No Water’: Teen Producers PSA

Youth videographers in the Media Arts Center San Diego’s Teen Producers Project submitted the above video for a contest put on by the City of San Diego’s Water Conservation Program. The contest challenged San Diegans to create public service announcements … Continue reading

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‘Get Help, Not Guns’: Teen Producers PSA

As the nation cobbles together legislation to prevent tragedies like the Newtown shooting, youth in California are weighing in. Students throughout the state contributed to a video produced and circulated by The California Endowment that “demands a plan” to bring … Continue reading

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‘Start With Art’: Teen Producers Anti-Vandalism PSA

This short public service announcement was produced by teens in the Media Arts Center San Diego’s Teen Producers Project. They felt that they wanted to do more to prevent graffiti in their schools and community.  

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