Plugging our Youth into New Media

Panel Leader:
Abraham Velázquez Tello, Founder,
Panel Members:
Adriana Gallardo, Former Director of Youth Media at Radio Arte, Program Specialist at After School Matters
Alejandro Molina, Social Media Coordinator, ASPIRA Inc of Illinois
Brian Cockman is the President of Rooster Communications

Session description:
Session will explore the conceptual underpinnings, findings and successes of a new media programs for Latino youth. We’ll talk about the success of a few programs, how we’re teaming together to empower Latino youth to take an active role in creating a voice in the media and giving them an opportunity to be the next generation of media leaders. Takeaways will include tips on how to follow our blueprint to give Latino youth a chance to become the movers and shakers of tomorrow by giving them a voice in the media today.

Target Audience:
Non-Profits, Educators, Community Activists, Social Network Community Leaders