Posts Tagged as ‘contest’

breakthrough beat: The winner of the I AM THIS LAND contest is…

(DRUMROLL PLEASE…) The judges have spoken! We’re pleased to announce that the winner for the I AM THIS LAND contest on diversity is Role Call! Role Call was created by a team of students and alumni from Flushing International High School (FIHS) in Queens, New York under the supervision of FIHS Media Arts Teacher, Dillon [...]

March 1, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

guide to: 10 things nonprofits should know for the DoGooder Awards

We love contests! On the heels of of our very own I AM THIS LAND contest on diversity (bear with us, winners will be announced soon!!!)  See3 and YouTube are back for the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards! We’re very excited for this, because Breakthrough picked up the honor back in 2009 for our film, “Death [...]

February 9, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: I AM THIS LAND submissions show creativity, talent and sensitivity

As we approach the last day to submit on videos (midnight EST, tomorrow Jan 21st!) for I AM THIS LAND, our contest on diversity, we are overwhelmed with the creativity and thought behind the submissions. From a young girl challenging our tendency to categorize people, to an Indian-American man trying to come out to his [...]

January 20, 2011 by Zebunnisa | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-side chat: I AM THIS LAND interview with Emily May from Hollaback!

Breakthrough’s I AM THIS LAND contest, now calling on people to make a video on diversity to celebrate our differences and win prizes, also wants to share the important work our partners are doing to uplift diversity. Read our interview with Emily May, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hollaback!, an organization and movement dedicated to ending street harassment [...]

January 6, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Award-winning journalist, Maria Hinojosa gives thoughts on diversity for contest

For 25 years, award-winning journalist, anchor and I AM THIS LAND judge, Maria Hinojosa has helped tell diverse stories in America and around the world for CNN, NPR, PBS and more.  Now she wants you to tell your stories on diversity for our I AM THIS LAND contest. Watch her PSA below and then a [...]

January 5, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-side chat: I AM THIS LAND interview with top teen feminist blogger, Julie Zeilinger

Breakthrough’s I AM THIS LAND contest, now calling on people to make a video on diversity to celebrate our differences and win prizes, also wants to share the important work our partners are doing to uplift diversity. Read our interview with Julie Zeilinger, founder of The FBomb.org, a blog/community created for teenage girls who care about their rights [...]

December 14, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-side chat: I AM THIS LAND interview with Marisa Treviño, Founder of Latina Lista

Breakthrough’s I AM THIS LAND contest, now calling on people to make a video on diversity to celebrate our differences and win prizes, also wants to share the important work our partners are doing to uplift diversity. Read our interview with Marisa Treviño Publisher/Founder of Latina Lista, which strives to be the premier news site for English-speaking Latinas/os and those [...]

December 8, 2010 by admin | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

b-side chat: I AM THIS LAND interview with Maegan la Mala Ortiz of Vivirlatino

Breakthrough’s I AM LAND contest, now calling on people to make a video on diversity to celebrate our differences and win prizes, also wants to share the important work our partners are doing to uplift diversity.  Read our first in the I AM THIS LAND interview series with Maegan la Mala Ortiz, Managing Editor and Co-Publisher of [...]

November 26, 2010 by admin | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Go to Africa with Alicia Keys to keep a child alive

We think World AIDS Day should not simply be one single day, but should be on our minds every single day.  Like many other causes we try to highlight with one day or even one month (we’ve clearly digressed.) But continuing on the topic of World AIDS Day, like many of our posts from yesterday, [...]

December 2, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-activists: 11-year-olds have a lot to say about immigration

Olivia Chiu makes us want to get up, pick up a pen and start writing. This creative 11-year-old entered a writing contest sponsored by the American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) that asked its young participants to “Celebrate America.” “My mom was born in Indonesia and moved to America with her family for a better education,” [...]

May 29, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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