Give Women A Voice
The voices and perspectives of women are profoundly under-represented in the media. Women of color and low-income women are even more invisible. Consequently, public debate and public policy are shaped by a narrow range of views, to the detriment of all. The experiences, outlook and aspirations of low-income women of color can only enrich the public discourse and policy making.
Your donation will support a low-income woman of color through 4 sessions of the TEMPO training and leadership program. In 4 sessions, she can receive technical training with recording devices, learn how to pitch a story, host and narrate, and work hands-on in the studio with digital recording equipment. Your donation will allow low-income women to build skills necessary to produce and create new audio content for progressive and mainstream media - radio and web - focusing on critical economic justice issues that are seldom addressed. They will also develop broad leadership skills so that they may become leaders, spokeswomen and advocates on the public policies that most impact them.