September 25, 2008

...i'll be here tonight -- will i see you there?

People's CORE YMAP SCREENING OF YOUTH VIDEO DOCUMENTARIES, SEPT 25 in L.A

Los Angeles - People's C.O.R.E. (Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment) Youth Media Arts Project (YMAP) will be holding "Video Visions", a youth-initiated and produced video documentary screening. This will take place on September 25, 2008 7:00 pm at Lake St. Park, 227 N. Lake St. Los Angeles, CA 90026.

YMAP's program provides technical training in the art of video documentary production. Students have gained the knowledge and skills to produce their own video documentaries covering community issues. It is a training using up-to-date industry standard technology and professional level equipment.

YMAP has trained 60 youth from the central Los Angeles area for the past four years, and has produced 9 films during that time. Schools worked with have been Belmont, Marshall, Eagle Rock High Schools and Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

The video screening "Video Visions" will introduce the next batch of youth documentaries, from this past year, to the community. YMAP is a series of trainings that has been conducted for the past three years. This is the fourth installment of this program, which started last January 2008 and will culminate with the screening on September 25.

YMAP is a part of the Youth Leadership Development program of People's CORE and is also supported by the California Consumer Protection Foundation of California (CCPF).

For more information contact Jason Geaga Yap@ (213) 241-0995 or email@ jgyap@peoplescore.net

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