[#mnrising Dispatch] September 2022The start to the school year, the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Fall Equinox, and Rosh Hashanah all mark new beginnings. Transitioning to a different season and to a new year provides an opportunity to ask ourselves what no longer serves and can be left behind. In this shedding and letting go, space is created to allow new rhythms, embodiment, and insights to arrive and become integrated. May it be so. "Because your future isn't bound by your past." Shanah Tovah!
Code Switch 2022: Virtual Civic Ideathon
On October 15, participate in Code Switch from anywhere! Attendees will hear from civic leaders on how we can shape the future of civil rights and access. Code Switch is a civic ideathon in which community members work on data and technology projects to create positive change. Techies AND non-techies are welcome — entrepreneurs, artists, educators, developers, business professionals, and concerned residents. Projects can use coding, data, storytelling, and more! Ideas and solutions can be proposed by anybody (yes, anybody). You don’t need a detailed plan, only a desire for change. This year’s theme is Revisioning Access, Advocating for Our Rights. [Read more.]
New Angle Fellows
New Angle Fellows is a 7-month fellowship that supports underrepresented and emerging documentary filmmakers who are creating their own work and hoping to get to the next step in their filmmaking journey. This cohort of six members will get the opportunity to learn skills and knowledge from more advanced filmmakers and gain support from one another. Fellows also receive a $3000 stipend to support them in producing their documentary. Applications due October 3rd, 2022. [Read more.]