#StoriesTakingAction on June 2nd!

#StoriesTakingAction on June 2nd!

EVC invites you to #StoriesTakingAction, our Spring Virtual Benefit Event and Youth Film Premiere! The event will be hosted by EVC Alumni Raelene Holmes and Cirilo Ordonez. At the event, EVC will honor documentary filmmaker, producer and activist Abigail Disney, and EVC alum Maude Carroll. Abigail and Maude will join us live for the event!

 

About Abigail E. Disney: Abigail advocates for real changes to the way capitalism operates in today’s world. She has worked for thirty years with programs for low-income families, women’s rights, and global poverty. She is an Emmy-Winning Documentary Filmmaker and co-founder of Fork Films, a nonfiction media production company, which produces the weekly podcast “All Ears,” where host Abigail Disney interviews bold, solutions-oriented thinkers from the front lines of America’s urgent inequality and race crises. She is also the Chair and Co-Founder of Level Forward, a new breed storytelling company focused on systemic change through creative excellence, balancing financial and social returns. She also created the nonprofit Peace is Loud, which uses storytelling to advance social movements and the Daphne Foundation, which supports organizations working for a more equitable, fair and peaceful New York City.

 

About Maude Carroll: Maude is an EVC alum of both the Youth Documentary Workshop and the Youth Organizers Television  programs. She now lives in Chicago, where she is the digital strategist for a non-profit human rights organization, American Constitution Society. 

“EVC changed my life. Learning about documentary film helped me to make sense of the issues I was facing as a young person growing up in the Bronx. EVC totally transformed me, and I know that they continue to shape young minds today.”–EVC Alum Maude Carroll

 

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