[PREVENTION Webinar]: Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color

  • Thursday, May 07, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom Conferencing (see event description for details)


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JDI Training Institute Presents:
Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color
Facilitated by: Tonjie Reese, Founder, eleven24

Date: May 7, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
Zoom Conferencing
Browser Link: https://zoom.us/j/6172480922
Call In Number: 646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 617-248-0922 #

Note: While there is no fee for these webinars, we ask that all participants pre-register.Two days before the webinar, we e-mail out PDF versions of the webinar materials and post-webinar, we also send out links to the recording.

About the Facilitator: Tonjie Reese is a Detroit native, creative, preventionist, and founder of eleven24, a program dedicated to reimagining prevention through a lens of liberation and community. In her many years of youth-serving and gender-based violence work, she has held roles as a prevention program director, community educator, shelter advocate, national community initiatives coordinator, and program development consultant. Tonjie holds a BS in Behavioral Science and a MA in Education, Leadership, and Change. Driven by the belief that everyone has a role in gender based violence prevention, her motto is “It’s up to us to define what our role will be!” 

Webinar Description:  As advocates for prevention, engaging in critical media literacy will allow us to change narratives and to be more conscious of the messages young people of color are receiving. During the webinar, participants will be given an overview of critical media literacy, including deeper knowledge of how to access, evaluate, and analyze media. Next, participants will engage in an activity, Gender Box 2.0, which explores gender socialization through an intersectional lens. Lastly, participants will analyze different forms of media, including media that centers young people of color, media that shows common stereotypes associated with people of color, and music that is relevant to young people, specifically young people of color.




Accessibility: If you are d/Deaf, hard of hearing, or have a disability, and would like to request an accommodation, please contact Ariel Valdes at phone: 617-557-1801 email: avaldes@janedoe.org  preferably three weeks prior to the training that you are attending.  In your message, please provide your contact information and specify what accommodation you are requesting.  All webinars will be recorded and downloaded to our YouTube channel with automatic captions.  

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Questions: Please contact Ariel Valdes via phone: 617-557-1801 or email: avaldes@janedoe.org

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