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By January 6, 2012 News No Comments

Students learning about video in a LAMP workshop

Begin the new year by giving back! We are in need of four volunteers coming up in February, but also need help with our LAMPlit resource guides and LAMPpost blog. Click here to send an email letting us know if you’re interested in any of these opportunities. (Psst: If you’re interested in teaching with us, volunteering is the way to start.) We hope to see you soon!

 

 

Help fourth-grade students break commercials!
Two dates are available for this opportunity in February:

Day 1: Monday, February 6, 2012; 8:45am-2:30pm
What: Help fourth grade students edit their own ‘broken’ commercials (see examples of broken commercials)
Where: Manhattan public school, to be provided upon volunteer commitment
Skills required: Basic iMovie editing
Number of volunteers needed: Two
Ready to get started? Click here to send an email!

Day 2: Monday, February 13, 2012; 8:45am-2:30pm
What: Help fourth grade students edit their own ‘broken’ commercials (see examples of broken commercials)
Where: Manhattan public school, to be provided upon volunteer commitment
Skills required: Basic iMovie editing
Number of volunteers needed: Two
Ready to get started? Click here to send an email!

Ongoing Opportunity: Translate LAMPlit!
The LAMP has four LAMPlit resource guides, which are available for download and used in workshops and presentations. We would like them translated to reach a wider audience. If you are fluent in a foreign language–Spanish, Haitian, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, etc–please email info@thelampnyc.org for details!
Ready to get started? Click here to send an email!

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 LAMPpost bloggers Emily Long and Emily Breitkopf by contributing pieces on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, with deadlines that work for you. Email Emily Long for more information.