Media Used for Justice Equity and Respect (M.U.J.E.R.) is a program that brings a unique opportunity for youth ages 19+ to young adults of up to 35 to lead an independent media production project working hands-on at the LoisaidaTV studio.
Tthe LoisaidaTV Media Production Studio, continues to provide opportunities for media enthusiasts, emerging producers, content creators through a interdisciplinary hands-on approach to media literacy and production.
At the same time it provides the resources and access for program participants to share a personal story through media, learn to develop strategic messaging, work on script writing, pre and post production, audio mixing, video editing and much more.
If you’re a person of color, an ally of women and LGTBQ+A or an emergent or pre-emergent creator, media enthusiast, maker/inventor, entrepreneur, or creative, then you are all encouraged to apply.
Selected participants also receive a modest stipend for their commitment, consistent attendance, and participation throughout the program. Participants are selected through a short application process, candidates are interviewed in-person by a rotating committee of fellow producers, artists, professionals, educators, counselors, and community leaders determined by Loisaida, Inc. Participants are selected on a rolling basis.
This program is funded in part by the Department of Youth and Community Development in partnership with the New York City Council, the Office of Councilmember Carlina Rivera, the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus (BLAC), the Office of the New York City Speaker Adrienne Adams and the Howard Gilman Foundation, among other generous supporters.