CREATE LAb launched Hear Me 101 in Fall 2011 by partnering with Consortium for Public Education, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Filmmakers and The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project.
Hear Me 101 is a year-long social advocacy video program piloted with 4 regional school districts.
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We’ve partnered up with the Consortium for Public Education, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Filmmakers and The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project to launch the pilot program of Hear Me 101!
Through the program, we work directly with students through a series of hands-on workshops that teach writing, technical, communication and media skills to youth. The kids voice their thoughts and opinions on current social issues centered on community and education. Workshops focus on:
Student groups will produce video pieces to voice their messages publicly to help promote and inspire social change.
The Hear Me 101 team has already met with schools in Clairton, Mckeesport, Steel Valley and Woodland Hills. The students are enthralled by the idea of creating positive change in their communities!
Below are a couple pictures from Clairton!