Press & Recognition

Film Will Serve as Spark for Discussion at Public Library
by Bari Faye Siegel | Tri-Town News

People with disabilities want one thing more than anything else in the world: they want others to see them as people who live, learn, laugh and love - like everybody else in the world. They dream of a world where everyone is able to see that they are so much more than their disabilities. Filmmaker Susan Nussbaum brought that dream to life in the film "Beyond Disability: The Fe Fe Stories." The film, which runs about 30 minutes, depicts a group of girls who refuse to be defined by what others seem to think holds them back.

Youth Media Report Interviews Salome Chasnoff
by Ingrid Hu Dahl | Youth Media Reporter

In response, and due to other recent events that have challenged access to free press in Chicago (including Loyola’s takeover of WLUW and the buyout of the Chicago Reader and the firing of key writers) on January 17th Beyondmedia Education organized a meeting at Columbia College for community and independent media makers to come together to build a media justice plan for action addressing issues of censorship, inequality in media access, and the increasing corporate control of media in Chicago. In January, YMR interviewed Salome Chasnoff, Executive Director of Beyondmedia.

Womenandprison.org Wins Award to Support Computer Literacy Program for Formerly Incarcerated Women
by Avon Foundation | Avon Foundation

Dannette Hoarde Honored with $5,000 Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund Award