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News from The LAMP! Our January Illuminations Newsletter

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The LAMP Illuminations
January 2010
In This Issue
Spotlight: Merlin, LAMP Student
Highlight: Katherine Fry Speaking at T Salon!
Gaslight: January in Media History

The LAMP has big plans for 2010!
BP CharterHappy new year from everyone at The LAMP, and a very special thanks to all of you who donated during our December fundraising campaign! Your donation will support many activities in 2010, including upcoming workshops with Girls Inc., Rooftop Films, Brooklyn Automotive High School, P.S. 107 and others. Plus, The LAMP is developing additional free LAMPlit resource guides, family events and much more as we continue expanding our services throughout New York City. If you, your school or community organization would like to host a LAMP workshop in the coming year, please email us or call 718-789-8170.

Spotlight: Merlin, LAMP Student
MerlinThis month we interviewed Merlin, a middle-school student who has taken two video workshops with The LAMP. Read about how he thinks media impact his classmates, and how workshops with The LAMP changed his perspective. Check out  “Fading Away From The Stereotypes,” one of the videos he made with The LAMP!

Highlight: Katherine Fry Speaking at T Salon!

Katherine FryThe LAMP’s Education Director, Katherine Fry, Ph.D., will be part of a panel discussion with the Young Women Social Entrepreneurs discussing how media can be used as a catalyst for change, and how it is used to show change. Click here for details!

To help us continue our services as New York City’s only nonprofit organization giving free media literacy workshops to parents, youth and educators, please consider a small tax-deductible donation. Your donation goes to work immediately supporting workshop equipment, supplies, and administrative and facilitator fees.

Just some of our notable achievements from 2009:

Gaslight: January
in Media History

Media in January was one President’s boon, but another President’s bane. Find out more in this month’s Gaslight entry!

Matt Drudge