This site is a resource to learn about Youth Media Programs and opportunities in Philadelphia. We hope the site will be useful to young people who are interested in gaining media production skills as well as teachers, parents and program providers who want to learn more about youth media in Philadelphia.
You can explore the Events and Opportunities sections and see a sample of Youth produced media work. If you are interested in contributing or learning more, Contact us! We currently have general meetings each month. We are always looking to expand our network, so we hope to hear from you!
Featured PYMC News:
- November 19, 2014
On Tuesday November 18th, we had a General PYMC Meeting to review and discuss the proposal for 2015 Goals. Below is a copy of the Proposal discussed. There was unanimous support to pursue this more..
- October 31, 2014
Flowchart graphic created by PYMC Intern Angira Pickens to illustrate the range of programs offering youth media workshops in Philadelphia. This is a growing resources. If you would like to add..
- October 31, 2014
We are excited to premiere the Mashed Media Sampler and Discussion Guide. After receiving some great feedback at the recent Celebration of Writing and Literacy Event we have prepared a digital..
- August 13, 2014
SEAMAAC’s Hip Hop Heritage Hones Its Craft In Summer Session “Ten seconds” Kevin Ramirez, the youth programs director at SEAMAAC’s Hip..
- July 14, 2014
Through an unassuming looking doorway on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown/Kensington, a dynamic group of young ladies are busy this summer with all things music. At Girls Rock Philly’s Summer Music..
2014 Upcoming Meeting Dates and Locations:
Each Month a different PYMC organization will host the monthly general meeting. 45 mins will be focused on a particular topic, in a peer to peer style presentation or activity. The rest of the meeting will focus on planning PYMC programs and offer time for general updates and networking opportunities. Meetings are open to anyone interested in youth media.
- November 18th, 4-5:30pm. PhillyCAM. Meeting Topic: We will evaluate the recent survey PYMC conducted to define action steps and priorities for 2015. * We have moved the meeting time to after school to accommodate more classroom teachers and start to build more partnerships between k-12 and OST programs.