You are invited!
Monday, November 29th 7:00 (doors open @ 6pm).
The ARC Theatre
1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC – 19 November 2010 – The Public Media Corps announces plans to launch the first installment of its Town Hall Series – Why You and Wi-Fi – a discussion to promote and educate communities East of the River about the benefits and opportunities of broadband adoption. The first town hall will kickoff on Monday, November 29th at THEARC theater located at 1901 Missisippi Ave, SE. Doors open at 6pm – it’s free and open to the public.
The Public Media Corps is a beta project of the National Black Programming Consortium. Fifteen tech-savvy fellows are placed through out various community and media organizations in wards 1, 7 and 8 to encourage broadband adoption, develop community engagement projects, provide digital literacy training, and connect underrepresented communities with public media resources. Partners include: Academies at Anacostia, Anacostia Community Museum, Anacostia Neighborhood Library, CentroNia, Garfield Terrace, Latin America Youth Center, Parklands Community Cener, PBS, Washington Metropolitan High School, WEAA, WETA, and WHUT – Howard University Television.
Check out the Public Media Corps at www.publicmediacorps.org – where you can find them blogging about their latest experiences in the community and get up-to-date information on emerging projects and new technology.