San Diego Youth Media Boot Camp: The Stories

Jul. 22, 2012 / By

July 6-8, a group of young people from around Southern California including Long Beach gathered at  Media Arts Center San Diego  for an intense 3-day Boot Camp in Journalism and Media. With the guidance of adult mentors, the youth produced Blogs, Radio and Video reports on one of three themes: School Discipline, School Meals, and Neighborhood. This is another of those reports. 

Digging In is a short doc produced by Ivan Degado and Dasire’e Norman with assistance from mentor, Christian Rozier. Dasire’e Norman is an alumni of the Long Beach Youth Institute and one of three Youth from LBC that went to the San Diego Boot Camp. Read Dasire’s Blog Living Next to a Killer HERE

Green Space was produced by Alejandra Alarcon and Rico Blevins with Kris Rivera and Jessica Perez. Rico Blevins is a member of Men Making a Change at Long Beach Community Action Partnership. Read Rico’s Blog The Story of Byron Wilson HERE




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