Global Action Project
Global Action Project
At Global Action Project youth make media, grow their leadership, and create innovative stories that promote and amplify movements for social justice from low-income, new immigrant, TGNC (trans and gender non-conforming) and LGBQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Queer) communities.







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Youth Breaking Borders

Youth Breaking Borders

Youth Breaking Borders (YBB) is our intensive popular education and leadership program for immigrant and refugee youth.  In YBB, youth produce media that explores critical issues faced by new immigrant youth and their communities; and distribute the pieces, in NYC and nationally, through film screenings, workshops and online delivery platforms to build broad-based support for immigrant youth and intergenerational social change efforts.  

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Community media in action

Community Media in Action links community social justice issues with youth media makers and community organizers for a compelling collaboration. The program provides trainings and support to NYC based social justice groups; including rapid response media production, live event coverage on social media, developing impactful messaging for campaigns, and public speaking. It is our response to the vital need for both media production and analysis in community organizing efforts. It's our attempt to support youth leadership, arts and media at the forefront of organizing for social change. 


SupaFriends is GAP’s social justice media-arts leadership program for TLGBQ (Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer)  youth in New York City. SupaFriends builds community and takes leadership in defining their issues and solutions;  produces strategic, thought-provoking media expressing the unique stories and perspectives of TLGBQ youth. The media that is produced is used to facilitate discussions, and enter into public debates about issues that impact the lives of  TLGBQ people, particularly who are low-income youth of color.


Movement History Timeline

The Movement History Timeline (MHT) is a web-based participatory digital timeline tool that engages artists, youth and educators as they explore the relationships between key pieces of media, popular culture and their own personal stories. Created in partnership with Research Action Design, the MHT includes a working digital prototype and curricula that enable users to generate new individual and community narratives about social issues by exploring the historical role of media in framing cultural, social and political narratives.

Learn how to make videos about issues you care about.