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Friday, June 1 • 3:20pm - 4:20pm
Breakout Session: How to Be a Witness FULL

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The majority of the world’s population now has a camera in their pocket. People everywhere are turning to video to document and tell stories of abuse. But all too often, they are not filming safely or effectively, and their videos don’t make a difference. In this workshop, Pali Makam of WITNESS will teach you how you can use your phone to document injustice—like potential voter suppression at the polls this November. If you have a camera phone, bring it along for hands-on practice and real-time feedback.

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Pali Makam

U.S. Program Coordinator, WITNESS
Makam is a media activist from Chicago using video as a tool for change. She is the U.S. Program Coordinator at WITNESS, a human rights nonprofit based in Brooklyn that trains activists, organizers and community members to film human rights abuses and use the footage as evidence and... Read More →

Friday June 1, 2018 3:20pm - 4:20pm EDT
Workshop Room 602