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PART 2 | [PREVENTION Webinar]: EXTENDED | Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom Conferencing


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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: June 18, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
Zoom Conferencing (A Zoom link will be sent to you in your registration confirmation email)

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.

Webinar Description:  The purpose of this workshop series is to provide tools for enhancing prevention education training and workshops. Media is at the center of our learning and the source of socialized messages we receive everyday. The ability to analyze media and create media that is liberating. As advocates for prevention, engaging in critical media literacy will allow us to change narratives, be more conscious of the messages young people of color are receiving, and inspire young people of color to create liberating media.

Part 1: Recording on Youtube (see description for resource links) |

PART 2: In this training, participants will explore in-depth media literacy analysis and social media activities. We will discuss best practices for choosing and using media examples.

PART 3: Registration |

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!” 




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:  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.  

Privacy: All webinars are recorded and posted on our youtube page.  Attendees names may become visible during the webinar. All private chats between organizers and attendees are not recorded. 

Questions: Please contact Ariel Valdes via phone: 617-557-1801 or email:

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