Basin PBS presents ‘Tell Them We are Rising’

first_imgWhat: Free preview screening of “Tell Them We Are Rising” followed by guest lecturer, James Fuller and community discussion.When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.Where: Midland College, Scharbauer Student Center, Carrasco Room.Who: Presenters: Indie Lens Pop-Up, Basin PBS and Midland College.RSVP: info: By admin – January 19, 2018 Twitter Facebook Basin PBS presents ‘Tell Them We are Rising’ Pinterest WhatsApp Local NewsEntertainmentcenter_img Facebook Pinterest Basin PBS logo 2016 Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by ITVS, Independent Lens, and Basin PBS, are presenting “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities,” which explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played during the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity.The film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality. The latest film from director Stanley Nelson (Black Panthers, Freedom Riders), brings to life the powerful story of the rise, influence, and evolution of HBCUs.Co-directed and co-produced by Marco Williams, the film premieres on Independent Lens at 8 p.m. on Feb. 19.A haven for Black intellectuals, artists, and revolutionaries — and a path of promise toward the American dream — HBCUs have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field while remaining unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. These institutions have nurtured some of the most influential Americans of our time, from Booker T. Washington to Martin Luther King, Jr., W.E.B. Du Bois to Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison to Oprah Winfrey, Alice Walker to Spike Lee to Common.About the FilmmakersStanley Nelson has directed and produced more than 12 documentary features including Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Freedom Summer, Freedom Riders, Jonestown: The Life and Death of People’s Temple and The Murder of Emmett Till.Nelson has won every major award in broadcasting. In 2016, he was honored with a Lifetime Peabody Award, a Lifetime Emmy Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Documentary Association.Nelson is co-founder of Firelight Media, a nonprofit production company dedicated to using historical film to advance contemporary social justice causes, and to mentoring, inspiring and training a new generation of diverse young filmmakers committed to advancing underrepresented stories.Marco Williams is a filmmaker and a film educator. He is an Arts Professor at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Undergraduate Department of Film and Television. His directing credits include The Black Fives, The Undocumented, Inside the New Black Panthers; Banished; Freedom Summer; I Sit Where I Want: The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education; MLK Boulevard: The Concrete Dream; Two Towns of Jasper; Making Peace: Rebuilding our Communities; The Spiritual Deficit and The American Dream; In Search of Our Fathers; and From Harlem to Harvard. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a George Foster Peabody Award, the Alfred I duPont Silver Baton, the Pan African Film Festival Outstanding Documentary Award, the Full Frame Documentary Festival Spectrum Award, and the National Association of Black Journalists First Place Salute to Excellence.Marcia Smith (Writer) served as president of Firelight Media for most of its first decade.About Indie Lens Pop-UpIndie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations together to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics, to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Can’t attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for information on our online Pop-Up events.If You Go Twitter Previous articleHIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pecos hires Chris Jones as new head football coach, athletic directorNext articleWOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB comes up short of upset, falls in overtime to Texas A&M-Commerce admin WhatsApplast_img read more

Associate Director for Constituent Engagement, Alumni Relations

first_img Manager of Programs & Special Projects Save Supervisory Case Manager Salary Not Specified Share Facebook More searches like this Business & Administrative Affairs Not specified Full Time jobs in Washington D.C. Apply(This will open in a new window from which you will be automatically redirected to an external site after 5 seconds) The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information Salary Not Specified Save Dir Comm/Mkt-Innovation Campus Twitter District of Columbia, United States You need to sign in or create an account to save You need to sign in or create an account to save Similar jobs District of Columbia, United States JH at SAIS -Washington DC Virginia Tech Johns Hopkins School of Advanced InternationalStudies (SAIS) is seeking an experienced professional to serve asAssociate Director for Constituent Engagement, Alumni Relations, inthe Office of Development and Alumni Relations. This position willbe responsible for planning, developing and implementing programsand activities aimed at growing our alumni and supporter base,building alumni support, and enhancing alumni and supporterinvolvement and participation. Working under the supervision of theDirector of Constituent Engagement, the person serving in thisposition will manage, implement and direct all aspects of theexternal alumni relations program forSAIS.Essential Duties andResponsibilities:Manage all regional,international and affinity-based alumni groups by providing supportin planning, promoting and implementing a variety of events and astrategic alumni relationsprogram.Manage and updateguidelines, roles and responsibilities, and training forprogramming for volunteerleaders.Create opportunitiesfor meaningful engagement of alumni with current students, anddevelop programming to engage alumni through volunteer efforts withthe SAIS Admissions, Student Services and Global Careersoffices.Work closely with theDirector of Constituent Engagement to develop, coordinate, andimplement programming and campaigns to deepen alumni engagement,support the efforts of the development officers and, secure annualrevenue for the Office of Development and AlumniRelations.Respond to inquiries by alumni, internalstakeholders, and advancement colleagues, and assists when possibleandappropriate.Perform other dutiesas assigned.Qualifications:A Bachelor’s degree or higher plus three to fouryears of related experience, or an equivalent combination ofeducation andexperience.A proven and energetic relationship builder withexperience working with experience in effectively managingvolunteer groups, executing programming and specialevents.Ability to function efficiently and as a self-starterin a complex organizational environment demanding high energy,discretion, patience, enthusiasm, andcreativity.Knowledge of creating and monitoring event budgets aplus. Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend events and totravel on an as neededbasis.Ability to manage several projects simultaneously andprioritize workload. Must be detail oriented and able to completeprojects while adhering to aggressivedeadlines.Strong verbal/written communication and proofreadingskills.Must possess exemplary interpersonal skills anddemonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverseaudiences and in a teamsetting.Ability to maintain strictconfidentiality.TimeMatrix:40% – Executing and managing alumni volunteer leadergroups, alumni relations programming andevents25% – Creating communications for, and outreach to,alumni constituencygroups15% – Cultivating new relationships with currentstudents, faculty, and alumni through targeted outreach effortswith gift officers, across departments of the School, andJHU10% – Fielding responses to alumni inquiries,internal stakeholders, and providing resources to alumni inneed10% -Coordinate thedaily operations of the alumni relationsprogram District of Columbia, United States Salary Not Specified Dir Comm/Mkt-Innovation Campus Supervisory Case Manager Save Manager of Programs & Special Projects University of the District of Columbia You need to sign in or create an account to save University of the District of Columbia Communications Not specified Full Time jobs in Washington D.C. 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