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Title Video Volunteers
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Video Volunteers is an international media and human rights NGO founded in 2003 that promotes community media to enable citizen participation in marginalized and poor communities around the world. Video Volunteers is a registered non-profit in the state of New York in the US. Video Volunteers was founded in 2003 by Jessica Mayberry after she spent a year as a fellow of the American India Foundation training rural Indian women in filmmaking. Video Volunteers originally operated from offices in New York, NY and Goa, India. Mayberry works closely with co-director Stalin K, Indian documentary filmmaker and community radio activist, as well as original co-founder of Drishti Media, Arts and Human Rights. Video Volunteers’ provides disadvantaged communities with the journalistic, critical thinking and creative skills they need. VV’s models for locally-owned and managed media production teach people to articulate and share their perspectives on the issues that matter to them – on a local and...
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