PCI-Media Impact

Change Your Hair, Change the World: PCI-Media Impact Holds Fundraiser at Aaron Emanuel Salon for Ending Violence Against Women in Liberia

Hair salon donates all proceeds from day's services to photographic storytelling project
Press Release

NEW YORK, April, 22 2013 /3BL Media/ — On Sunday, April 28 PCI-Media Impact will hold a fundraiser at the Aaron Emanuel Salon to raise money for their ongoing Liberia Photovoice project, which, seeks to empower survivors of sexual violence in the country’s capital city. From 9am to 6:30pm, Aaron Emanuel, located at 307 E 77th St, New York City will donate all proceeds from blowout services to support the next phase of the project.

Kids Get Excited About Nature Across Caribbean

Environmental campaign based on a popular radio drama motivates students to get involved
Press Release

April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are being led by PCI Media Impact as part of My Island-My Community.

The students played, sang and asked questions with the mascots as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the important role that nature plays in protecting the community from climate change.

PCI-Media Impact Receives Avon Global Communications Awards for Exemplary Material to Combat Violence Against Women

Strong Women, Strong Voices wins Global Award for Excellence in Communication, receives Avon Foundation grant to continue work on ending violence against women
Press Release

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PCI-Media Impact received one of five 2nd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women yesterday for their work on “Strong Women, Strong Voices”  Actress and Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault presented the awards during an adjunct event to the 57th session of the Commission of the

PCI-Media Impact Premieres Anti-Violence Music Video at UNCSW

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PCI-Media Impact premiered a hip co music video, “Song for Hawa,” to help prevent violence against women and girls. The video featuring Takun J, recently awarded Best Hip Co Artist of the Year by the Liberian Entertainment Awards, was shown to over 700 change-makers at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women kickoff event on Sunday.

Putting a Lot of Heart into Development in Mexico

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“Watch out Televisa and Azteca.” That’s what famed writer Álvaro Cueva had to say about a new television drama, Mucho Corazón/A Lot of Heart, in his February 2nd column. Why should the two Mexican media giants watch out? Because a handful of dedicated public media professionals and virtually volunteer actors have taken the everyday challenges faced by residents of Chiapas, Mexico and a shoestring budget, and turned them into a program so powerfully dramatic it rivals the multi-million dollar productions of the conglomerates.

Voices from the Field: Addressing Diversity through Dialogue

Blog

Sandy Guillet is an Our Voices participant from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Our Voices is a national program to promote plurality and diversity, access to communications and information, and citizen participation in Bolivia.  During the first phase of the program, 36 radio stations from around the country hosted Entertainment-Education radio talk shows featuring the program’s radio drama thriller, Dark City.

Media Impact: Entertainment-Education in the News

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Every day, Media Impact works with incredible partners around the globe to tell the stories that change the world. In 27 years of work, together we have produced more than 3,000 episodes of 75 radio and television productions that have collectively reached more than 1 billion people in over 40 countries. We believe in this work because we have seen its impact over and over again.

And lately, it seems, others are taking note.

Bush Melee – Radio Mini-Drama Builds Awareness of Sustainable Forest Management

Press Release

(3BL Media) April 24, 2012 - Fire, drama and lessons on sustainable forest management practices are intertwined in an exciting radio magazine recently broadcast across the airwaves on St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Radio NBC.

You can now listen online here: http://mediaimpact.org/?page_id=843

Media Impact Rated 4-Start Charity by Charity Navigator

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(3BL Media) March 30, 2012 - PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) has been awarded a four-star rating on Charity Navigator, the leading independent charity evaluator.  This is the highest rating offered by the organization, which seeks to “guide intelligent giving,” according to its website.

Bush Melee Hitting Airwaves Across St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 29, 2012 - Fire, drama and passion are pulled together in a bush melee that hit the St. Vincent airwaves today in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. 

Bush Melee is a new local radio mini drama about love, life and livelihoods around St. Vincent.  Tune in to Radio NBC to meet our colorful cast characters from Mavis, a jewelry maker who is struggling to single handedly look after her six children, to Mr. Pappyshow who is known by all for his bad attitude and taste for rum. 

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