News Archive

20th Anniversary Sponsors and Supporters

Global Action Project's board of directors, staff, and youth producers are grateful to those who have supported our 20th Anniversary Campaign so far.

Executive Producers
Cornelia Brunner
Time Warner Inc.

James and Migdalia Taratunio

The Coryat Family
Laughing Lotus Yoga Center
Dani and Irene Siegel
Susan Siegel

Welcome Carmen Balentine, G.A.P.'s Newest Board Member

Carmen Balentine, Global Action Project Board Member

Global Action Project is proud to announce the latest addition to our Board of Directors, Carmen Balentine, a long-time leader in the non-profit world. Read more »

E.D. Meghan McDermott Featured on The LAMP's Web Site

An in-depth interview with Global Action Project's executive director, Meghan McDermott, is featured on The LAMP's web site.  In the interview Meghan discusses Global Action Project's history and why media is uniquely powerful in the hands of young people.

Global Action Project's 2011 End of Year Screening is June 7

Come celebrate with us and catch the premiere of this year's new Youth-Produced Films! Plus Performances! Food!

Apply for Our Summer 2011 Media in Action Training

Media In Action Flyer

Global Action Project's Summer 2011 Media in Action institute will focus on educational justice. In the ongoing struggle to overhaul our education system, clear and powerful messaging is crucial. Organizers need the tools to reframe the debate: from challenging the school-to-prison pipeline to halting school closings and privatization. Global Action Project's Media in Action Summer 2011 institute will give you these tools. Read more »

Make a Donation Right Now

You can choose right now to make a donation that's meaningful to you. Go to our online form and pay with a credit card. Or you can send a check to:

Global Action Project
4 West 37th Street, 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10018
Attn: 20th Anniversary Campaign

It's Spring at Global Action Project

Adrielle facilitating "Framing and Messaging" at the NYCORE conference

It’s spring, and Global Action Project has been busy attending conferences, screening work, and having fun making a difference. Check out all the amazing things we've been up to. Read more »

SupaFriends at Beyond Tolerance Conference

Three Queer Mice

SupaFriends alumni Jen and current SupaFriends member Leroy co-facilitated a workshop called "LGBTQ Youth Making Videos and Building Community" for an audience of over 20 youth and teachers. The workshop included a screening and discussion of two SupaFriend's videos, "Three Queer Mice" and "Keisha Knows."

White House Honors G.A.P.

Michelle Obama with Global Action Project's Meghan McDermott and Rayhan Islam

On Wednesday, October 20, the White House recognized Global Action Project for its effectiveness in developing creativity and fostering academic success by engaging young people in the arts and humanities. First Lady Michelle Obama presented the prestigious national award to Global Action Project. "This year's awardees are shining examples of using success in the arts and humanities as a bridge to success in life," said Mrs. Obama. "Through them, our young people are not only discovering new talents and finding their creative voices, but also becoming better students, better leaders and better citizens. It's not surprising that most of the young people participating in these programs, including those in some of our most at-risk communities, graduate from high-school and go on to college." Read more »

G.A.P. Video selected for Tower of Youth Festival

One of G.A.P.'s newest videos, "Beauty and the Box," was selected from hundreds of entries to be shown at the 13th Annual Tower of Youth Film Festival. It will be seen by over 1,000 youth in Sacramento, California on October 12th.

"Beauty and the Box," produced in spring 2009 by G.A.P.'s Urban Voices youth producers, is a haunting narrative short that chronicles the trials of a young woman tormented by social standards of beauty.