Spend a fun-filled day discovering new ways to use the modern smartphone 

to create videos that build stronger more connected communities.  

9:30 - 10:00   Coffee & Conversation

Early arrivals meet, greet, and have a cup of coffee and a conversation before we begin.



Zenaida holds the esteemed position of Director of Manhattan Neighborhood Network

(MNN) El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. 

Zenaida also has extensive experience in public service, community activism, television production, and filmmaking. As a social justice activist, she is an avid voice for women, LGBTQ rights, and racial and economic justice.  Zenaida also develops programming initiatives and partnerships with local non-profits and community groups. 

Working in video production teams, participants use the modern smartphone to capture video footage that tells a community story.

So-Young shares her journey from being a public high school student in Queens, New York

to Harvard University where she developed Gnowbe to humanize teaching

and learning for today's 21st-century learner. 

Group participants present their video shorts for review and discussion 

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Saturday, May 20th, 10 am - 2 pm

1002 Dean Street, Brooklyn, New York

10:00 - 10:30 am

Ice-Breaker Games

Participants engage in 'Getting To Know You' fun-filled creative exercises and activities. 

10:30 am - 11:00

Introduction To Film Media Literacy Education 

Discover more of the art in the art of the commercials you love to watch

Network, exchange ideas, and enjoy a meal served with guest entertainment.

Lunch Is Served

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Create-A-Thon Challenge

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Guest Speaker


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Guest Speaker

SO-YOUNG KANG, Gnowbe Creator

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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