digital media

Digital Media


This sections contains resources for VISTAs surrounding the use of Digital Media (podcasting, broadcasting, filming, etc.)

The end.


It's been one year. And all the should ofs and could ofs are now expired. But I think I've accomplished a lot of good things, learned a lot and definetely had a great experience.

Let's Try This Again!


Last week as I sat and I wrote, I was so impressed by the new set up to go with my brand new second term and so I added the picture and wa-la everything went away. So here I am again going to bring you up on what's been happening with Renae.

Back in April a group of us went to conference in Baltimore hosted by NeighborWorks.

And The Beat Goes On!


Hi everyone,

Hey Pink House, say what!

Well the kids at the Pink House continue to amaze me with their dedication to the programs hosted there.

They are growing leaps and bounds due to the different programs offered here at the Neighborhood Resource Center. I can honestly say I can see this community beginning to embrace the PINK HOUSE in their community. Dondre and Darius Simmons presented a service learning project called Zig the Pig to the Ardmore/Sherwood Forest neighborhood association on last month. They are the get this ZIG Ambassadors for the project representing two schools ( St. Andrews Middle and Stono Park Elementary).They are also my newphews (oh I'm just so proud of how far they've come since they came here!) This is a first in the history of the community to have children as a part of the community meeting. Check out the first video we made!

Participatory Media Tools


Examples of user-generated participatory media (after which you can pattern campaigns for your nonprofit):
MoveOn had a contest to devise an advertisement for their campaign which would then be used by MoveOn as promotional materials

Fan Art - connected Conan O'Brian with his audience in a way nothing else could.

Podcasting: Nonprofit Applications and Practical How-To's (from NTEN Conference, 2007)


Podcasting: Nonprofit Applications and Practical How-To's
Production and Content Tips - very useful! Check out the attached presentation!

Giving Voice: Nonprofits on the Radio

These notes were taken on a presentation at the NTEN ’07 Conference by:
* Jake Shapiro – Executive Director of Public Radio Exchange

Introduction to Digital Storytelling


The Center's Digital Story QuiltDigital storytelling originates in Berkeley, Cal

Introduction to Distribution


So far, digital distribution (or digital delivery) discussions among VISTAs have been focused on video sharing, mostly among cable access stations (such as the NYMAP or

Digital Media Group Updates March


The Digital Media group had a great call last Friday around finding, developing and sharing curricula for digital media programs.  We're aiming to share as much as possible on the CTC VISTA wiki page <> and shoot more proprietary stuff to each other by email.  Kevin and AJ also added a bunch of new pages so check out the Digital Media section for more content!

Youth Development


Tips for Teaching