Early Rise DC
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST)
Media Rise is excited to launch “Early Rise 2014,” a worldwide series of morning mixers for people committed to inspiring media for social good.
Our first event will be held in Washington, D.C.
Join us for an inspiring talk, meditation and networking over healthy breakfast & coffee.
- Mix & mingle with storytellers, designers, activists, business leaders & educators who share your passion & energy for meaningful media.
- Get inspired by changemakers who use media effectively to accelerate social transformation at the individual & community level.
When & Where
Our mission is to promote the creation and consumption of meaningful media to accelerate social change.
We elevate communities worldwide by:
- CELEBRATING success stories of how content creators, storytellers, designers and educators use media for social good;
- EMPOWERING media to integrate human values, such as compassion, connectedness and respect for all; and,
- ENCOURAGING partnerships among media professionals and changemakers to accelerate social transformation at the individual and community level.
Media Rise, in collaboration with relevant partners, achieves our vision through the following activities:
- EVENTS, including an annual festival, workshops, seminars and classes, to build networks and a platform for inspiring media;
- RESEARCH , providing actionable insights into the impact of media on human values and society;
- PROJECTS, community-centered media projects that grow from the collaboration between members of the Media Rise network; and,
- AWARDS, recognizing creative professionals, changemakers and media innovators.
Our target audience includes individuals, families and organizations dedicated to using all types of media for social good. This includes content creators (storytellers, designers, photographers, filmmakers, journalists, bloggers, etc.), media educators, policy makers and NGO activists.
The inaugural Media Rise Festival was held in Washington, D.C. on September 23-29, 2013.