Autobiography

Trans-Formation by Phuong N Tseng

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Phuong N. Tseng – Trans-formation

An 18-year-old "queer educator" from San Francisco describes her motivation for, and the importance of, bringing attention within the gay community to the issues of transgender persons, even though she does not identify as transgender.

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Indians and Media by Loris Ann Taylor

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Loris Ann Taylor – Indians and Media

The Arizona-based executive director of Native Public Media explains how she went from growing up on a reservation that relied on a town crier to give the news to working, as an adult, to proliferate broadband availability and public radio stations throughout Indian country.

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http://informationstories.org

Tuning into Cambridge by Aubrey A Lawrence

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Aubree A. Lawrence – Tuning In to Cambridge

A young woman working at Harvard discusses how Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) opened her eyes to the breadth and depth of the Cambridge community, and how community television functions in the information environment of a vibrant city.

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http://informationstories.org

Unleashing Power by Joshua A Chisolm

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Joshua A. Chisholm - Unleashing Power

A faith-based community organizer from Camden, New Jersey explains how he works to help people overcome the sense of powerlessness that arises when they live "in an information vacuum" generated by people and institutions that benefit from the public's "lack of understanding."

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News as Community History by Vic MIller

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Vic Miller – News as Community History

The mayor of Harlem, Montana tells the story that led him to believe that public officials in rural America have to learn to develop trusting and trusted relationships with the press if small communities are not to lose the record of their own history.

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Why I Mind by Brenda Jo Brueggeman

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Brenda Jo Brueggemann - Why I Mind

A "hard-of-hearing" writer and professor of English explains how she came to understand the struggle of deaf people to be part of the flow of information around them – and the life-and-death stakes of being excluded.

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Change Through Conversation by Tuesday Ryan-Hart

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Tuesday Ryan-Hart – Change Through Conversation

A community activist from Columbus, Ohio explains how she helped organize face-to-face community conversations around health issues to help people get the information they need to find solutions to local health problems.

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American Immigrant by AD Avila

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AD Avila – American Immigrant

An artist and community activist from San Jose describes how he came out of the "undocumented closet," and the tools he is using to bring the reality of undocumented immigrants' lives to the attention of the larger community.

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Connecting During Crisis by Tim Erikson

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Tim Erickson – Connecting During Crisis

A father from St. Paul, Minnesota explains how he turned to an online discussion forum to connect to his community, and how he learned the power of online forums to link people to information and to each other in times of crisis.

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http://informationstories.org