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Helen Caldicott on Airport X-Rays

www.mediasanctuary.org www.helencaldicott.com Noted anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks about the dangers of radiation from enhanced airport security screening. Excerpted from a talk at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY on November 13, 2010.

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"Agent Alpha" by Rebecca Migdal

World War 3 Illustrated collective member Rebecca Migdal performed this puppetry piece -- with a video projection and live music supporting -- entitled "Agent Alpha: The Pentagon's Tiniest Covert Operative" at The Sanctuary for Independent Media on May 8, 2010.With Eric Blitz on percussion, Zef Noise on electric violin, Andy Laties on hose + harmonica, and Carlo, Miles, and Louisa as protestors.Resources on action against depleted uranium:http://www.abolition2000.orghttp://www.bandepleteduranium.orgMilitary Toxics Project, PO Box 558, Lewiston, ME 04243 - 207-783-5091

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Colia Clark: "We Are Standing on Hallowed Ground"

In this video, Colia Clark recounts Troy's radical untold history of fierce abolitionism.

Civil rights activist Colia Clark speaking at the book launch for "Maroon the Implacable" by political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz on March 22, 2013 at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY. It was the opening night of a convergence called "Changing the Climate: (r)Evolution for social and environmental justice" organized by Ecosocialist Horizons. Colia Clark is a long time activist and educator, and a veteran of the civil rights movement. Her work has included activism in the fields of women's rights and workers' rights, as well as activism and advocacy for homeless people and youth. She worked with the Cynthia McKinney for President campaign with "Power to the People." Clark is a chair of Grandmothers for the Release of Mumia Abu Jamal. During the Civil Rights era, Colia Clark was a Special Assistant to Medgar W. Evers, field Secretary for the NAACP. Clark later joined the Mississippi Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) doing voter registration work. Ms. Clark has recently been active in humanitarian relief efforts for Haiti. She believes that the rebuilding of Haiti starts with the removal of occupying troops from the UN and the US. ecosocialisthorizons.com mediasanctuary.org

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Food: A Love Affair

Pastor Willie Bacote of the Missing Link Street Ministry talks about the relationship between food and building community. Missing Link runs the Feed-a-Kid program, providing free meals every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for children ages 3 to 15, at 3370 6th Avenue in north central Troy, New York.Video by Ellie Markovitch, with thanks to Branda Miller. Music: "God is Good" by Regina Bell For donations or more information please visit http://www.missinglinkstreetministry.com

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Helen Caldicott on Knolls Atomic Leaks into Mohawk River

Famed anti-activist Dr. Helen Caldicott talked about the past, present and future of anti-nuclear activism on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Her talk came just hours after officials from the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory admitted that radioactivity spilled into the Mohawk River above drinking water intakes for tens of thousands of Colonie residents, with no alert from Knolls, the federal government or the state.

From the Albany Times Union:
"Did atomic air escape?"
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Did-atomic-air-escape-849452.php
"Atomic leak alarms Latham water officials"
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Atomic-leak-alarms-Latham-water-officials-810974.php

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StoryHarvest 2011

Cultivate community through cooking and eating, sharing stories, making art, and watching films!

All of this took place at The Sanctuary for Independent Media and at the Collard City Growers garden plot in North Troy, NY.

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North Central Troy Meets Soul Fire Farm

In the summer of 2012, young people from the food desert of North Central Troy NY took a field trip to the hills of Rensselaer County to see the community-supported agriculture operation at Soul Fire Farm. The youths were part of Uptown Summer, a collaborative effort organized by Youth Media Sanctuary, Collard City Growers and Troy Bike Rescue with support from the Rensselaer County Summer Youth Employment Program. This video was produced by Youth Media Sanctuary with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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We Are All In The Same Boat

On October 20, 2012 the awesome Bread & Puppet Theater from Vermont and Korea's Sonagi Project visited the neighborhood of The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY. This parade was part of a day-long festival called StoryHarvest, inaugurating the year-long community-wide public art project "Found Art in North Troy"! Special thanks to GoPro (http://gopro.com) for their support in realizing our visions-- this video was shot entirely with their awesome cameras! www.mediasanctuary.org

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NY Shout Out Film-in-a-Day Projects

On April 28, 2012, over 50 young people gathered for a youth media production event at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. It was the 3rd Annual NY Shout Out! This is a filmstrip of six short videos produced by groups of youth working with adult mentors. Enjoy!

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Naomi Jaffe on David Gilbert's "Love and Struggle"

Naomi Jaffe introduces the event "Weather Underground Meets Occupy Wall Street" on March 3, 2012 at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY. David Gilbert's new book, "Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond," sparks a dialogue about what social justice movements can learn from each other. Currently serving a 75 year to life sentence in the New York State prison system, Gilbert chose a political path--an Eagle Scout turned member of the Weather Underground. In other segments, a panel of today's young activists will talk with '60s revolutionaries about their common struggles, grounded by critical exchange and self-reflection. Panelists include Naomi Jaffe, Barbara Smith, Jeff Jones, Dan Lyles, Laura Travison, Victorio Reyes and special guest Larry White, co-founder of The New Jim Crow Movement to End Mass Incarceration.

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Food for Thought at 2012 NY Shout Out!

A wonderful slideshow from our masterful chef, Ellie Markovitch, highlighting the coming together of community around nutrition and media education during the 2012 NY Shout Out! youth media program at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY on May 28. Enjoy and share! www.mediasanctuary.org

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