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NYC Teens! Ready to fight back against media stereotypes?

By July 23, 2012 News No Comments

The application process is open for the Intergenerational Media Literacy Program, run by The LAMP, OATS and the Museum of the Moving Image! This is your chance to pair up with older adults and take action on something affecting both teens and seniors: Ageist stereotypes in media, such as when senior citizens are laughed at for being incompetent or weak. Here’s an example of the type of response you can create:

Along the way, you’ll also be learning basic video editing techniques using free software, enabling you to make videos talking back to other stereotypes and standing up for a variety of your beliefs and causes. Plus, the program is free–all you have to do is answer a few quick questions about your interests to apply. It takes just a few minutes to complete, so what are you waiting for? Take the first step today to make your voice heard!