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We Have a Right to Health Care…But Who Will Foot the Bill?

Community Voices | September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

We Have a Right to Health Care…But Who Will Foot the Bill?

Last week, students from all over the nation debated about Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) through the KQED Do Now project. They were asked if health care should be a basic human right, and whether all people, regardless of wealth, should have access to quality health care. Amongst young folks, the discussion went back and forth on the issue. We received over 1,500 responses from students. Many chose to articulate their ideas through the representation of an internet meme.

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Art Films from the Integrated Learning Summer Institute

Community Voices | September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Art Films from the Integrated Learning Summer Institute

Teachers attended the Integrated Learning Summer Institute at Chabot Space and Science Center over the summer, and many of them created their own short films with the help of education specialists from KQED and SFMOMA. Here’s what Joel Wanek of KQED Arts had to say about it: “The goal of the workshop was to acclimate educators and artists to multimedia editing and to encourage the creation of multimedia pieces the classroom. We teamed up with Calcagno Cullen in SFMOMA’s Education Department to present the workshop…”

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Cigarette Butts and Their Impact on the Environment

Community Voices | June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cigarette Butts and Their Impact on the Environment

Produced by youth from Project WISE, a collaboration between Crissy Field Center and Galileo High School, this film investigates the harmful effectcs of cigarette butts on the environment.

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‘Recipe for Love’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Recipe for Love’

“Recipe for Love” is short, stop-motion animation. A lonely cupcake sees other couples in the kitchen enjoying each other’s company and decides that she needs a friend.

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‘Wake Up Call: Time to Act on Climate Change’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Wake Up Call: Time to Act on Climate Change’

Our generation has been sleeping through the climate crisis for too long … and our world leaders have failed to step up and take the drastic action that we need.

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‘Traveller’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Traveller’

The story of a traveller who is asking herself symbolic questions about the meaning of life along the road.

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‘Self-Harm’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Self-Harm’

Our project was created to help anyone who is suffering through self-harm. We wish to aid them in getting help and overcoming their problem.

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‘It Was Ball At First Sight’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘It Was Ball At First Sight’

A detective finds himself being constantly followed by a mysterious ball. The plot thickens.

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‘Through the Eyes of a Teen, A Look at Vertical Patrols in Public Housing’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Through the Eyes of a Teen, A Look at Vertical Patrols in Public Housing’

Temitayo Fagbenle investigates policing tactics in public housing buildings on the Lower East Side of NYC. She spoke with people in the neighborhood and was surprised to learn how often young black and Latino men are stopped and frisked on the streets.

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‘The Painted Girl’

Community Voices | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘The Painted Girl’

The story of Megan, a closeted gay 15-year-old, who runs away from her mother’s expectations. Hiding in an abandoned subway tunnel, she uses spray paint to create art for her mother.

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