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  1. 1. Asian Media Access FY 09 Report
  2. 2. Program Highlights <ul><li>I. Film/Performance Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>II. Media & Performing Arts Education </li></ul><ul><li>III. Media Production </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Media Technology </li></ul><ul><li>V. RICE (Reaching Immigrants with Care & Education) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Program Demographics, part 1 <ul><li># of Youth Served: 1709 </li></ul><ul><li># of Family Served: 135 </li></ul><ul><li># of Youth Employed: 60 </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: Female (32) 53%, Male (28) 47% </li></ul><ul><li>Income Level: Eligible for Free Lunch (51) 85%, Reduced Lunch (9): 15% </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: African American (10) 17%, Asian American (49) 78%, Caucasian (2) 3%, and Other (1) 2% </li></ul><ul><li>Area of Residency (60): 100% at the Empowerment Zone </li></ul>
  4. 4. Program Demographics, part 2 <ul><li>Risk Factors among Youth Employed (Multiple Selections) </li></ul><ul><li>At Risk of Gang Involvement (20): 33% </li></ul><ul><li>At Risk of Runaway/Homelessness (21): 35% </li></ul><ul><li>At Risk of Substance Abuse (52): 87% </li></ul><ul><li>English Language learners (50): 83% </li></ul><ul><li>Six or More Persons in the Household (37): 62% </li></ul>
  5. 5. These Talented Youth We Served
  6. 6. Great Products They Produced <ul><li>Video Program: 7 Original Dramas </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Program: 7 Multi-lingual PSAs, 13 Original Rap Songs, 15 Chinese Talk Shows, 27 5min ESL lessons, and 31 Youth Talk Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Production: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Postcards Designed: 170 (Focusing on Body Image, Substance Abuse, Runaways, and Teenage Pregnancy) </li></ul><ul><li>Writings: 2009 Youth Journal - Press Rewind , with 17 youth memorials, and 4 30-pages video scripts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Program AMA Offers I. Film/Performance Exhibition <ul><li>2008 August, Multi-media Performance - &quot;Medusa's Riddle: The Returns” at Fringe Festival </li></ul><ul><li>2008 October, Asian Youth Video Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>2009 March, Asian Funniest Video Awards </li></ul><ul><li>2009 May, Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Film Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Temporarily on hold for annual Chinese Film Showcase and Asian Children's Film Festival </li></ul>
  8. 8. Medusa’s Riddle: The Returns
  9. 9. Youth Video Exhibition
  10. 10. Program AMA Offers II. Media Education <ul><li>2008 Summer Youth Employment Program (STEP UP and Special Youth Initiative), with daily employment, media and performing arts training </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Oct., Youth Leadership Camp </li></ul><ul><li>2009 March, Mentorship Opportunity with NAAAP (National Association of Asian American Professionals) </li></ul><ul><li>On-going Multi-media Arts Training at area high schools </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Youth Media Force training at AMA </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2008 Youth Employment Program
  12. 12. 2008 Youth Leadership Camp
  13. 13. Program AMA Offers III. Media Production <ul><li>Angels in the Swampland , a 15-min animation </li></ul><ul><li>Radio ASIA (Asian Station in America) 106.1 HD 3, 24hour radio programming and web streaming </li></ul><ul><li>East Meets West - Youth in Charge cable TV monthly series </li></ul><ul><li>Methamphetamine (Meth) Prevention Campaign for AAPI community </li></ul><ul><li>Youth produced educational materials around body image, substance abuse, teenage pregnancy, and runaway prevention for peer-to-peer education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Radio ASIA 106.1 HD 3
  15. 15. East Meets West - Youth in Charge series
  16. 16. Youth Products
  17. 17. Youth Products
  18. 18. Youth Products
  19. 19. Program AMA Offers IV. Media Technology <ul><li>Asian Pacific American Community Network (APA ComMNet) - http:// www. apacommnet .org </li></ul><ul><li>Youth In Charge - http:// www. youthincharge .org </li></ul>
  20. 20. Asian Pacific American Community Network (APA ComMNet) <ul><li>Led by Asian Media Access, Asian Pacific American Community Network (APAComMNet) coalition has consisted of 12 community agency partners, as well as youths, parents and community leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>APAComMNet serves as a catalyst to develop and support the innovative use of network technology for the relevant needs and perspectives of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPIs). </li></ul><ul><li>APAComMNet coalition utilizes online, interactive, digital network technology to expand the reach, and improve health, civics and social service delivery for AAPIs. This mission has been accomplished through education, community organizing, radio broadcasting and an interactive audio/video streaming website. </li></ul>
  21. 21. APA ComMNet Website
  22. 22. Youth In Charge <ul><li>Youth In Charge is the blog website that exhibits the products that youth have produced, including videos, photographs, postcards, poetries, and other media and written materials on different topics and subjects. The Site welcomes participation, to critique works; and write comments, in order to inspire constructive dialogs of concerned issues and improve the understanding cross the borders. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Youth In Charge Website
  24. 24. Program AMA Offers V. R.I.C.E. (Reaching Immigrants with Care & Education) <ul><li>What About Us - is a project designed by a core group of Pan Asian teen girls to support issues that affect AAPI girls and women. Its mission is to change the community perceptions about runaways and gender inequalities, to prevent Pan Asian girls from sexual violence and teen pregnancy, and develop a youth network to address such issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Ramen Ya - is a Transitional Living Program to support homeless youth ages 16 through 21 with up to 18 months housing and training opportunities. </li></ul>
  25. 25. What About Us
  26. 26. Ramen Ya (the Noodle House) <ul><li>Ramen Ya: It is a Transitional Living Program (TLP) to support homeless youth ages 16 through 21, it provides training and counseling services that prepare our young people for independent livings; and offers 6 beds for runaway and homeless Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPI) girls, for a safe, dignified living. Ramen Ya creates a nurturing environment of safety, equality, and self-respect for all youth, and provides a wide range of culturally and linguistically appropriate services reflect the youth's needs, and allows flexibility for the youth to choose the course of action that is best for them. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Ramen Ya TLP Housing Site
  28. 29. Thanks for a GREAT Year !!!!