A Youth Arts & Technology Hackathon
On Saturday, November 19, Asian Media Access invites youth ages 12 to 18 in North Minneapolis to "What The Hack+," to be held at the Soap Factory near downtown Minneapolis.
As technology has become, and will be the future economic driver, we are inviting the youth to come and explore and learn about how arts and technologies are fusing and combining in solving real world issues and creating new solutions.
For more information and to register for the event, please visit the What The Hack+ web site.
2016 Youth Leadership Camp
The 2016 Youth Leadership Camp came to a successful close. Most of the 48 campers came from St. Paul, Minneapolis, plus 7 staff members spent the MEA weekend at the Girl Scout Camp Elk River.
Let's Get IT! Digital Lab Opens
AMA starts its first class at Let's Get IT! Digital Lab. First class started on 10/3, and will last 13 weeks, 2 classes per week.
Let's Get IT! is designed for people that are looking for a career and want to explore programming or coding as possible career goals. Anyone age 16 and over can apply. Follow this link for more information and for registration.
POSITION OPEN AT AMA
Following position is open for hire:
Project PHILIP Underway
Since the award announcement on Sept. 25, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supported in part by the Affordable Care Act, to all 50 states and D.C. to support programs for the prevention and control chronic diseases—the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, Asian Media Access is busy implementing the first stages of Project PHILIP, along with the Multi-cultural Community Alliance (MCCA) Coalition, in a wide range of disciplines and culturally- and linguistically-appropriate agencies, embarks on this new Initiative to strategically organize for the implementation of Policy, System, and Environmental (PSE) strategies that can effectively eliminate overweight/obesity and hypertension among People of Color in North Minneapolis - African American/African-born; and Asian Americans - in a variety of settings (homes, work places, schools and communities).
For more info about the Project PHILIP, please contact the executive director - Ange Hwang.
Asian Media Access After School Programming
After-school program at Asian Media Access is underway. Currently, we have guitar class at Asian Media Access Multimedia Complex on Friday nights from 5pm to 9pm. There are still spots left in this class to join. Contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Media Force meets every Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 PM to 8 PM at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. Youth from 12 to 18 can join YMF and learn about all aspects of video production, from the beginning of script writing, to being on the production set, to the final editing. Contact Chou at email@example.com.