Community Engagement

FAAN Mail offers workshops, presentations and professional development around media literacy, social media activism 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. 


Upcoming Workshops, Panels & Presentations  

Street Harassment Workshop at Sydnie L. Mosley Dances, Harlem. September 2017.

ChangeMakers Conference at Oregon State University. October 2017.

Media for Social Change Workshop Program at I Am We Are, South Africa. October 2017.

Past Workshops

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

Youth Resisting Street Harassment, BuildON, Philadelphia, April 2012.

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


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

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.

“Media Literacy In A Media Saturated World,” Masterman High School, Philadelphia, February 11, 2014.

Women of Influence Conference, Philadelphia, Saturday, March 15, 2014.

Street Harassment Workshop at Central High School, Philadelphia. June 2014.

Spoken Word, Hip Hop Educator & Community Leader Training Institute at University of Wisconsin at Madison. July 7-11, 2014.

Media for Social Change Workshop, George Mason University. February 2015.

Media Literacy Workshop at Edison High School, Philadelphia. February 20, 2015.

Media for Social Change Workshop, George Mason University. February  2016.

Past Panels & Presentations

Street Harassment presentation with HollaBack Philly, Bryn Mawr College, PA, September 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)

Philadelphia High School for Girls, April 2013. (Keynote Address)

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

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

Preemptive Education Conference, New York University, September 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, Philadelphia, November 13, 2013.

Gender, Sexuality & Hip-Hop Conference, Tulane University, New Orleans. December 2013. (Panel) 

Panel discussion on feminism and race at William Way Center, Philadelphia, April 16, 2014.

Multicultural and Diversity Conference, Kennett High School, PA, April 12, 2014. (Keynote Address)

Screening and Discussion at The Multi-Cultural Center, University of Rhode Island, April 18, 2014.

Race, Sexual Assault and Media Panel at Harvard University. April 23, 2014.

Queens Tea Event, University of Pennsylvania.  Philadelphia, June 20, 2014. (Keynote Address)

“Education for Action” Panel, Barnard College, Scholar Feminist Conference, February 28, 2015.

Panel for Women’s History Month Event, Center for Student Diversity at Towson University, March 26, 2015.

Breaking The Silence: Town Hall Hearing on the challenges facing girls of color in Philadelphia, December 12, 2015. More info here.

Girls Leadership Conference, Lower Merion High School. April 2016.

Social Justice Speakers’ Series, Lafayette University. February, 2017.


To book FAAN Mail for a speaking engagement or workshop, please email 


  1. I would like to have one of your representatives appear on a radio panel I will be recording this month with female rap artists for my 5th Annual Women in Hip-Hop Special. Nuala would probably be a great fit. I couldn’t find a way to email you. Thanks!

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