Community Engagement

FAAN Mail offers workshops, presentations and professional development around media literacy, social media and creating media for social change. We also facilitate interactive workshops about street harassment, using media and role play to explore the nuances of this normalized experience within our mediated lives. 

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Past Workshops

Youth Resisting Street Harassment, BuildON, Philadelphia, April 2012

Street Harassment and Social Media Activism, Girls Leadership Institute, Philadelphia, Summer 2012

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Sisters Action Media, Youth Media Workshop Series, PhillyCAM, Philadelphia, Spring-Summer 2012

Intro to Media Literacy Workshop, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement, Summer 2011

Street Harassment Workshop, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement, April 2013

#Revolution: Organizing Through Social Media. Workshop. Sweet Union Baptist Church, Philadelphia. May 2013

“Talk Back: Media Literacy Workshop Series.” Black Girls Rock, Queens Camp, New York City.  July  2013

“Media for Social Change” Workshop. Spark Summit Retreat, August 2013

Past Panels & Presentations

Street Harassment presentation with HollaBack Philly, Bryn Mawr College, PA, Sept 2011

Miss Representation Screening, Temple University, Philadelphia, 2012

Reproductive Justice Media Panel, Women E News, NYC, May 2012

Miss Representation Post-Screening Panel, Steppingstone Scholars Inc, Philadelphia, May 2012

Rap Sessions: Community Dialogue on Hip Hop, Break Out Session Facilitation, Philadelphia, Spring and Fall 2012

Empowering Young Women of Color Through Media Literacy and Media Activism,  The National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Oakland, November 2012

The Women’s Way Women of Influence Conference, Philadelphia, February 2013

Fresh, Bold, and So Def Women Program, The Schomburg Center, NYC, March 2013

School assembly. Beaver Country Day Upper School, Boston. April 19 (postponed)

Keynote address. Philadelphia High School for Girls, April 2013

Screening/Presentation. Young Black Activist Convening,  Black Youth Project. Chicago. July 2013

Presentation: “Talking Back and Challenging Rape Culture” at National Sexual Assault Conference, Los Angeles, August 2013

Preemptive Education Conference, New York University, Sept 2013 (Presentation)

Miss Representation to Mass Representation: Educating for Change Conference, UMASS Dartmouth, Sept 2013. (Presentation)

March to End Rape Culture, Philadelphia, September 2013 (Speech)

Gender Studies Symposium (AAUW), St. Louis, October 2013

Screening/Community Talk Back: Orange Is The New Black, November 13, 6:30pm, A-Space in West Philly.

Masterman High School, Philadelphia, February 11. (workshop)

Women of Influence Conference, Philadelphia, Saturday, March 15. (workshop)

Panel discussion on feminism and race at William Way Center, Philadelphia, April 16.

Multicultural and Diversity Conference, Kennett High School, PA, April 12. (keynote)

Screening and Discussion at The Multi-Cultural Center, University of Rhode Island, April 18.

Upcoming Workshops & Presentations

Spoken Word, Hip Hop Educator & Community Leader Training Institute at University of Wisconsin at Madison. July 7-11.  (workshops)

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To book FAAN Mail for a speaking engagement or workshop, please email faanmail@gmail.com. 

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