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|Media Alliance 2007 Annual Membership Meeting|
|Date||Thursday May 03|
|Time||7:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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New College Auditorium
777 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
FREE to members; $5 for nonmembers
Beverages and appetizers provided
Celebrate Media Alliance's 31st anniversary, meet and vote on the candidates for Media Alliance's Board of Directors, bid farewell to staffers Jeff Perlstein and Sydney Levy, and launch new member action committees!
Featured Panel: "Organizing for Media Justice: Rights and Representations"
In honor of World Press Freedom Day, Media Alliance presents a timely panel discussion on the challenges and successes of organizing for media justice in an era of consolidation and niche media.
7:00 Meet and Greet
7:20 Opening (Gopal Dayaneni)
7:30 Candidate's Short Speeches
Sydney Levy: Bridging the Digital Divide
Lisa Tiny Gray Garcia: Poverty Rights, Media Wrongs
Sarah Olson: Press Freedom in Times of War
Rayan El-Amine: Immigrant Rights and Representation -Left Turn
Dorothy Kidd: Media Alliance and Public Education
9:00 Q & A
All current Media Alliance members are eligible to vote for its Board of Directors. Board candidates will make brief statements, and ballots will be available until 8:00 p.m.