Friday, September 3, 2010

DIVERSITY LEADERS Boot Camp - Sat. 9/25, 9:30am-1:30pm


In Los Angeles, 52% of African American youth who enter 9th grade DO NOT GRADUATE four years later. Let's solidify their support system today! 
Message Media Ed presents...
Where the Art of Media Education meets Black Culture and Leadership Development
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, 9:30am-1:30pm (Sharp!)
@ Vegan Village Cafe - Upstairs
4067 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, 90019 - DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Wednesday, September 22nd
Facilitated by:
Shani Byard-Ngunjiri, M.S.
Executive Director, Message Media Ed
This is an African Centered, Media Education and Empowerment Workshop Intensive designed to introduce creative ways to enhance youth/adult communication, build healthy youth images, explore life goals, and develop a support network for leadership in the Digital Age. Also, come prepared to collaborate, produce media and have fun, in a supportive and creative space!
Registration information:
1. This workshop is designed for YOUTH (AGES 13-17). ALL YOUTH MUST HAVE AN ADULT SPONSOR (Parent, Mentor, Guardian, Family Member) AND THAT SPONSOR MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE FOR THE FULL WORKSHOP AS WELL. 
2. To receive a Registration Packet, please call 323-708-2526 or email or register and pay online.
3. Investment: $40/pair (Youth and Sponsor) includes refreshments and workshop materials. Registration and payments can be made online at or checks & registration can be mailed to: Message Media Ed 2244 W. Adams Blvd. Ste 6 Los Angeles, CA 90018 (All payments are non-refundable)
4. Deadline to Register: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
About Message Media Ed:
Message Media Ed provides traveling professional development workshops for youth, adults and seniors aimed to close the digital, academic and socioeconomic divides in the African American community of South Los Angeles. The mission of Message Media Ed is to produce Black Leadership for the Digital Age by providing safe and supportive spaces for cultural healing, leadership development and skill building in media literacy, new media and technology education. Shani Byard-Ngunjiri, M.S., is the Executive Director of Message Media Ed, a proud native of Leimert Park, Los Angeles and is an Artist, Educator and Social Justice Advocate.  Find out more at, call 323-708-2526 or email

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