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Volunteer with The LAMP in April!

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The LAMP Volunteer Newsletter 
April 2013    

Make commercials in Manhattan!
Students shooting PSAs in lower Manhattan.

Our ‘Make a Commercial’ workshop at a public school in Morningside Heights needs volunteers to help edit and shoot commercials created by kindergarten and third-grade students. If you love working with youth and are comfy with iMovie, this is for you! For privacy reasons, we can only give you the name and location of the school once you commit to volunteer.

Skills needed:

Basic editing skills in iMovie, comfortable with a video camera.
Choose from the following dates:
  • Monday, April 29, 10.45am-3.30pm
  • Tuesday, April 30, 11.40am-3.30pm
  • Monday, May 6, 10.45am-3.30pm
  • Tuesday, May 7, 11.40am-3.30pm
  • Monday, May 13, 10.45am-3.30pm
  • Tuesday, May 14, 11.40am-3.30pm
For more information or to sign up, contact Michelle Ciulla Lipkin.

Assist with anti-gun violence PSAs in Brooklyn!
We’re working with high school students at a public school in the Park Slope area who are researching, writing and shooting their own Public Service Announcements (PSAs) speaking out against gun violence in their communities.

Skills needed:

Comfortable with a video camera.
Choose from the following dates:
  • Thursday, May 2, 3.30-5.30pm
  • Thursday, May 9, 3.30-5.30pm
For more information or to sign up, contact Alan Berry.

Work with teens in Queens!
Our podcasting and PSA workshop with teens at the Cambria Heights library in Queens could use some help! Volunteers would assist with classroom management and helping workshop participants develop their projects. This workshop runs on Tuesdays through April; let us know if you can help with one or more of the dates listed below.

Skills needed:

Experience with video cameras is a plus, but not required.
Choose from the following dates:
  • Tuesday, April 16, 4-6pm
  • Tuesday, April 23, 4-6pm
  • Tuesday, April 30, 4-6pm
For more information or to sign up, contact Annmarie Haubert

Ongoing Opportunity: Blog for The LAMP!
If you’re interested in media literacy and media criticism, and looking to sharpen up your writing skills, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Join the growing cadre of LAMPpost bloggers by contributing pieces on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, with deadlines that work for you. Email Emily Long for more information.

Are you a Google Analytics expert? 
If yes, we can use your help fine-tuning our Analytics reporting and tracking to be sure we’re getting the best information we can to get people engaged with our website. This volunteer will work one-on-one with Emily Long, Director of Communications and Development, to review The LAMP’s Analytics setup.. Email Emily Long for more information.