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Sunday, October 23 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Changing the Story: Media, Technology and New Generational Waves of Storytelling
For generations, youth have been carving out their own niches for storytelling. How are tomorrow’s leaders telling their story today? Are these new stories and platforms for dissemination changing our society for the better? Find out how a generation of engaged digital natives with a cause is shifting our relationship with each other and our environment. Hosted by Joshua Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director. With: Francesca Fiorentini, AJ+; Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth Guardians; Shadia Fayne Wood, founder/Director of the global media youth network, Project Survival Media.

Workshop Speakers
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Francesca Fiorentini

Francesca Fiorentini is a journalist, stand-up comic and host with AJ+, the online channel of Al Jazeera Media Network. She has worked in alternative media since 2004 as an editor with the War Resisters League and Left Turn magazine.
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Joshua Fouts

Joshua Sheridan Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director, is a globally recognized media innovator and social entrepreneur known for his visionary work facilitating meaningful understanding between cultures. With a background in anthropology, Joshua has worked with peoples of Malaysia, Africa, and the Amazon, governments and universities in over 20 countries, and innovators and engaged citizens worldwide.
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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Earth Guardians
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 15-year old Boulder, Colorado-based Indigenous environmental activist (since age 6!) and rapper, is the award-winning Youth Director of Earth Guardians, a rapidly growing organization of young activists, artists and musicians from across the globe committed to protecting the water, air, earth, and atmosphere. He has organized many rallies, actions, demonstrations and events, and has traveled widely internationally to speak... Read More →
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Shadia Fayne Wood

Shadia Fayne Wood is the founder and Executive Producer of Survival Media, an LLC/non-profit hybrid that produces visual media on social and climate justice. She became an advocate for Environmental Justice starting at age seven, and has won multiple prizes, including a Brower Youth Award. Right out of high school, she became the youngest Campaign Coordinator for EJCC and hasn't stopped since. 

Sunday October 23, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Sausalito Room