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EMS enhances the capacity of ethnic media through reporting, fellowships and briefings

Racial and Ethnic Makeup of Arizona

By Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity On Friday, December 6, Ethnic Media Services partnered with Arizona One and Arizona Community Foundation to hold a briefing on the 2020 Census in Phoenix, Arizona. Specifically, the briefing focused on the high...

Coming
Events

The High Stakes for Ethnic Arizonans in the 2020 Census

WHEN/WHERE:  Dec 6, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Indian School Visitor Center, Phoenix

WHY: Just months before the first mailings go out for the 2020 Census, what are the high stakes for ethnic Arizonans in a complete count and what can ethnic media and community stakeholders do to inform and engage their constituencies? What are the special risks for an under-count of the youngest kids?

 

The Next Steps for DACA Recipients and Families

WHEN/WHERE:  Dec 11, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration #743, Los Angeles

WHY: While Dreamers and their families await a ruling by the US Supreme Court on the future of DACA, elected officials, experts and advocates will discuss options and opportunities for them to pursue and provide an update on the legal case. Dreamers representing diverse backgrounds will share their lived experiences and personal stories firsthand.

 


RECENT EVENTS

OCEIA Census Workshop (Second)

WHEN/WHERE:  Nov. 21, 4 PM – 5:30 PM. San Francisco Public Library – 100 Larkin St. (The Mix)

WHY: A creative performance/writing/art workshop for youth participating in the Why My Family Counts census contest.

 

A Telebriefing with Congressman Ro Khanna

WHEN/WHERE:  Nov. 12, 11 AM – 12 PM PST

WHY: India Currents and Ethnic Media Services host a conversation with Congressman Ro Khanna on the role of Silicon Valley in the 2020 Elections.

 

OCEIA Census Workshop (First)

WHEN/WHERE:  Nov. 2, 1 PM – 2 PM. San Francisco Public Library – 100 Larkin St. (Latino/Hispanic Room A & B)

WHY: A creative performance/writing/art workshop for youth participating in the Why My Family Counts census contest.

 

CLIMATE CENTRAL BRIEFING IN FRESNO

WHEN/WHERE:  Oct. 28, 11 AM – 1 PM. Arte Americas, Fresno.

WHY: EMS and Climate Central are holding a briefing to focus on the latest data on “smoke waves” from wildfires impacting air pollution in the Central Valley.

 

NATIONAL TELEBRIEFING ON DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY RULE CHANGE RE. PUBLIC CHARGE

WHEN/WHERE: Oct. 17, 11 AM – 12 PM PST

WHY: Legal experts and immigrant rights advocates will update ethnic media on the government programs involved in Homeland Security’s new rules limiting legal immigration. Topics include: the immigrant populations targeted, the legal challenges to stop the new rules from going into effect and what immigrants applying for green cards should do.

 

COUNTING THE YOUNGEST MATTERS MOST IN 2020 CENSUS

WHEN/WHERE:  Sep. 27,  11 AM – 1 PM. World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94108

WHY: EMS is launching a contest for 14 to 21 year olds to produce creative messages about why their families count. We’re asking our local media partners to join us in recruiting contestants and promoting awareness of why the youngest among us must be counted.

 

ETHNIC MEDIA BRIEFING: CONSUMER FRAUD

WHEN/WHERE:  Sep. 18 11 AM – 1 PM. Charleston, West VA

WHY: Federal Trade Commission briefing with ethnic media and community stakeholders on consumer fraud.

 

NATIONAL TELEBRIEFING: FOR ETHNIC MEDIA WITH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE EDUCATION FUND

WHEN/WHERE: Aug. 30,  10:00 AM PST – 11 AM PST

WHY: As the fall semester begins, the telebriefing will provide vital new data and information on efforts to reduce the disparities in access to higher education.

 

LA COUNTY ETHNIC MEDIA SUMMIT ON 2020 CENSUS

WHEN/WHERE: Aug. 28, 2019, 1 PM – 5 PM, California Community Foundation’s Joan Palevsky Center, 281 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHY: A Census strategy summit of the ethnic media community within the greater Los Angeles media market, coordinated by ImpreMedia, California Black Media, EMS.  Whether it’s print, radio, TV or digital, the ethnic media sector is poised to play a central role in informing, engaging, and mobilizing the diverse communities in our region about their stakes in a complete count in the 2020 census.

 


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Current
Focus
Areas

The 2020 Census

Raising awareness of what’s at stake for immigrant and minority communities with the upcoming 2020 Census.

Immigrant Rights

Tracking the politics of immigration reform and how it intersects with human and civil rights.

Consumer Fraud

Helping to build ethnic media’s capacity to report on scams in communities.

Safe, Clean Water

Promoting awareness of LA County’s efforts to modernize its water management system.

Environment

Expanding ethnic media’s coverage on and about the environment: from sea level rise to wetlands reclamation.

Voting Rights

Enlisting ethnic media as an advocacy voice to promote voting rights and shine a spotlight on voter repression.