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A 12 year old student at Batiste Cultural Arts Academy performing" Stop the Killing" at AFSC New Orlean's Poetry for Peace night.

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A five year old student at Batiste Cultural Arts Academy in New Orleans performing "Read the Book" at AFSC New Orlean's Poetry for Peace night.

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Gabriela Flora, AFSC immigrants' rights regional organizer, created this "digital story" about the roots of her social involvement.

View additional digital stories produced by immigrants and their allies with support from AFSC.

 

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AFSC sponsored a Public Hearing on prison privatization in Arizona. This is a record of some of the testimonies and presentations given at the event. 150 people were in attendance. Stephen Nathan, Susan Maurer, Victoria Lopez, Joe Glen, and Jim Sanders were the speakers. It was convened by Phil Lopes, Richard Miranda, Richard Elias, Steve Kozachik, Nancy Young-Wright, and Mark Kimble. Moderated by Mari Herreras. The conveners listened and received the testimony and public comment. These testimonies were delivered by AFSC to the Governor of Arizona and the State Legislature on Tuesday, February 15, 2011.

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Straight talk from soldiers, veterans and their family members tells what is missing from the sales pitches presented by recruiters and the military's marketing efforts.

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1st Prize (tie)

Briseida Montiel
"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

 

1st Prize (tie)

Amplify Media
"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

 

[Update] The 2nd Annual If I Had a Trillion Dollars (IHTD) Youth Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the event in 2012. Visit the festival page for details.

AFSC & National Priorities Project are proud to announce the winners of the 2010 "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" Youth Video Contest. 

 

2nd Prize

Zeke Foerster, Maya Rivera, Deja Carr
Youth Action Coalition Video Vanguards
(Amherst, MA)
"If I…"

Christopher Luchini, Jessica Valdefiena, Allah Parks, and Indasia Summerfield
AFSC United Voices Youth Group
(Portland, OR)
"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

 

3rd Prize

The Village of Arts & Humanities
(Philadelphia, PA)
"The Trillion Dollar Question"

AFSC, BAY-Peace, Met West High School, Emiliano Zapata Street Academy
(Bay Area, CA)
"No We Can't-$1 Trillion and Counting"

 

Honorable Mentions

Youth Action Coalition's Video Vanguards
(Amherst, MA)
"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

Aidan Tharp & Michael Johnson
University of Chicago/Columbia College
(Chicago, IL)
"IHTD Chicago"

E.P. Harney Spirit of Excellence Academy
(New Orleans, LA)
"$1 Trillion, A Brighter Future"

Donald Ung
UCLA
(Fontana, CA)
"Our Education, America's Hope"

Lucy Zhang
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"A Trillion Dollars for Natural Disaster"

Sergio Rico
"Trillion"

Noemi Rivera
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"Cure the Cause"

Hope Street Youth Development
(Wichita, KS)
"One Trill"

Sam Irwin & Aaron Naves
(New York, NY)
"The Public Issue-Trillion Dollar Project"

 

Special Recognition For

Suggested Use of  $1 Trillion

Quiante Hoggard
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"What To Do with a Trillion Dollars"

 

Comprehension of $1 Trillion

Sergio Rico
"Trillion"

 

Courageous Journalism

Human Rights Revolution Productions
(Chicago, IL)
"Human Rights Revolution Production"

 

Film Technique

Aidan Tharp & Michael Johnson
University of Chicago/Columbia College
(Chicago, IL)
"IHTD Chicago"

 

Research

Cara Cheng
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"Water For All"

Lucy Zhang
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"A Trillion Dollars for Natural Disaster"

 

Live Music and Student Art

Kristjan Salasoo
Niskayuna High School
(Niskayuna, NY)
"Salasoo Trillion Dollar Contest"

 

Original Music and Lyrics

Andru Cairl
(Becker, MN)
"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

Mark Coats
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"Cancer"

Maxwell Vreeland and Hannah Nixon
Music 1991
"Trillion Dollars"

Morgana Warner-Evans
Mt. Ararat High School
(West Bath, ME)
"Bikes Not Bombs"

Mohammad Malik
Xtech Exploratorium
(San Francisco, CA)
"Trillionaire - Mohammad Malik"

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Digital stories about immigration produced with support from AFSC and the Center for Digital Storytelling.

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A short film delving into the power of stories to connect and inspire both the storytellers and the listeners.

The course was organized by the Greensboro, N.C., program of the American Friends Service Committee.

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