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On April 19, the NW-ARM held a film screening of Half the Sky. Topics covered were sex trafficking in Cambodia and the empowerment of women through economics in Kenya. Along with showing portions of the film, there was a panel of several scholarly women. A journalist from the Gonzaga Bulletin wrote a story about the event.
It is finally here! The Spring 2013 Newsletter! We hope you enjoy the content of the issue, and we hope it creates awareness of media influence in our community and attracts you to attend some of our future events.
We appreciate your loyalty to Media Literacy!
Click to read: NWARMspring2013NewsLetter
Take a pledge and UNPLUG from the technological stresses of our day-to-day life. In the next couple days lets pledge to UNPLUG from nonsensical things! Visit the following link to learn more about National Day of UNPLUGGING: http://nationaldayofunplugging.com.
Here is what some of our faculty, staff and student at Gonzaga University are pledging to UNPLUG from:
Amy Goodman makes an important statement about one’s role of reporting and covering stories. The jounalist have a “moral responsibility” to to protect whistleblowers named in news reports because they are taking a risk by speaking up.
The Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media is committed to promoting responsible media and media coverage.
Join the NW-ARM this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2pm at Gonzaga University’s Cataldo Hall, Globe Room for an intimate conversation with Rick Steves.
The Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media presents the 2013 Our Media, Your Business Video Contest for high school and college-aged students.
Create a short video on the impact of media on the well-being of youth in our community. You could win a prize! Deadline is March 29.
The Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media invites you to participate in an important community meeting, Health Equity in Spokane: Deepening the Dialogue, Wednesday, November 14 from 7-9 a.m. at Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall; Globe Room.
Spokane Regional Health District health officer Dr. Joel McCullough will be on hand to facilitate a conversation around the District’s recent report Odds Against Tomorrow: Health Inequities in Spokane County. This study, published in September, looks at how social factors, including education, household income, race/ethnicity, and place/neighborhood impact the health of people right here in our community.
The dialogue hosted by Gonzaga University includes a 45-minute health equity presentation followed by breakout sessions for attendees to lend their voice to the solutions. Registration is not required but recommended at www.srhd.org/healthequity. There is no cost to participate.
This is one of a series of community meetings across the county designed to share the results of this study and facilitate discussion to promote significant change locally and to improve the health and well-being of all citizens.
As part of NW-ARM’s mission to build healthy communities through education we hope you take the time to participate in this meaningful community event.