Opportunity to join next Digital Storytelling class starting Friday August 10

The Incarnate Word Foundation is underwriting a new Digital Storytelling class, and you may meet the criteria of living or working in one of the following zip codes: 63103, 63104, 63106, 63108, 63110, 63112-63115, 63120, 63121, 63130, 63132-6313 and 63147.  If you do please read the following information.  For a general background on Nine Academy please visit this URL http://ninenet.org/nine-academy

The Incarnate Word Foundation would like to identify community members living and/or working with North St. Louis organizations. The organizations can be 501c(3) nonprofit charities, church and faith based ministries, and/or individuals doing the good work for the betterment of their communities.  The ideal participants will be from organizations that believe that they can use the digital storytelling skills learned in our workshop to improve the effectiveness and reach of their organization. Participants can be any individual involved in the organization that would be interested and excited about learning these skills and will continue to put the skills to use. Class participants can be staff, volunteers, board members, clients or youth (16 years or older only) involved in the community and/or your organization. Due to limited funds, we are asking that each organization sends only 2 individuals to class.  Priority is given to community members who have never taken a Nine Academy class during the past 12 months and all participants must apply online for a seat in this next round of classes.  (To apply click http://bit.ly/IWF2012)

The next Digital Storytelling class is scheduled for the following dates:

  • Friday August 10 – 9am to 3pm with 3pm to 5pm for open lab hours
  • Friday August 17 – 9am to 3pm with 3pm to 5pm for open lab hours
  • Friday August 24 – 9am to 3pm with 3pm to 5pm for open lab hours
  • Friday August 31 – 9am to 12pm with a 12 noon to 1pm public screening 

Nine NetworkThe class starts at 9am and ends at 3pm with a lunch break 12pm to 1pm.  There are scheduled OPTIONAL two-hours of open lab time after the class starting 3pm and ending at 5pm.  We strongly recommend all participants to dedicate at least 10 hours of lab time to their project in and outside the scheduled class times. All classes take place at the Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive Street, downtown St. Louis next to St. Louis Public Radio.

It’s strongly recommended you attend all four sessions, especially the first three since those are critical to the understanding of the entire digital storytelling process.  Since seating is limited, you can confirm your interest by visiting this electronic formhttp://bit.ly/IWF2012.

If you are accepted into this class, you will received a confirmation phone call and/or email.

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