Posts Tagged as ‘diversity’

End of summer playlist: I AM THIS LAND diversity contest honorable mentions

Breakthrough is ringing out the end of the summer with our oldies but goodies. If you’re not on the beach, barbecuing, or on a blanket at the park, we hope you’re spending it with us! Breakthrough held a video contest last December, I AM THIS LAND, calling for people to make a video on diversity [...]

September 2, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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 »

breakthrough beat: Comments on I AM THIS LAND give great insight and hope for our future

Thank you for all your amazing submissions to the I AM THIS LAND contest. The contest is now officially closed for entries but stay tuned as winners will be announced on Feb 1! While the videos themselves were overwhelming and impressive, we were also amazed at all the viewers who posted engaging and insightful comments. [...]

January 24, 2011 by Zebunnisa | 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

breakthrough beat: I AM THIS LAND CONTEST extended two weeks!

If you haven’t heard already, the I AM THIS LAND video contest on diversity has been extended for a two additional weeks! That means you have until January 21st, to get yours in. Watch some submissions and get yours in soon!

January 4, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: 11 for ’11 – Eleven ways to fight for human rights and social justice in 2011

Human rights org Breakthrough has announced eleven ways that individuals can help fight for human rights in 2011, recommending eleven unique actions, many supported by activist and nonprofit organizations. The Breakthrough eleven for eleven range from encouraging acceptance and tolerance among children, to helping to end violence against women, to participating in Breakthrough’s video and [...]

December 15, 2010 by Michelle | 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 »

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