No Trust Without US

San Diego’s Media Arts Center created a documentary short that discusses the practice of community policing. The short, which features a conversation with a local police officer, focuses on the importance of building trust in the community to collaboratively resolve issues. Watch the video at Media Arts Center.

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Voting Is Vital

The Media Arts Center youth reporters documented Viet Vote’s Candidate Forum and Voting Party. This event served as a means to help the Vietnamese-American community in San Diego County understand candidate positions on community issues and the importance of exercising their right to vote. Watch the short documentary at Media Arts Center.

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Art in the collective voice

In just nine months, 18 young women from the City Heights community in San Diego built a body of photography and writings that explore identity and contemporary women’s issues. Called “Collective Voices,” these young people came together each Friday night through the AjA Project and produced collaborative, self-exploratory images and narratives. “This installation recognizes the […]

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Combating waste on campus

The sound of a heavy rainfall. It is a welcome sound in dry California. But the runoff wipes the street clean  of motor oil and washes discarded trash down drain pipes, dumping incredible amounts of garbage into waterways and the ocean. Youth reporters from San Diego’s Media Arts Center talk with people at Hoover High […]

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