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Who Are We: Students using digital media to advance social justice. We are middle schoolers, high schoolers, and students up to age 25.

  

GBYM Mission: To create communities where young people build 

the confidence and media skills to express themselves and to promote community building, multi-cultural understanding, and the common good. 

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Our Social Justice Values 

Our films and programs follow these priorities.

Young leadership: 

  • Making space for youth voices, listening to youth voices, lifting up youth voices, & promoting young leaders.

 

Community: 

  • Coming together, sharing stories, listening to others’ stories, and healing and growing  together.

 

Healthy Earth, Healthy Humans: 

  • Reviving and protecting our natural world,  urban green space, & healthy lifestyles. 

 

Visual, Performing, and Media Arts:  

  • Powering youth to express their experiences and to build empathy.

Social Justice:

  • Valuing and protecting Black lives: ending white supremacy and anti-Black racism in our society’s public and private structures.

  • Valuing and protecting non-Black and indigenous  people of color.

  • Achieving and protecting Immigrant and refugee rights 

  • Helping families regardless of their legal status. 

  • Ending generations of dehumanizing immigrants and refugees 

  • Achieving and protecting LGBTQ+ rights including access to healthcare

  • Achieving and protecting women’s rights including women’s access to healthcare.

  • Achieving and protecting rights of all regardless of physical or mental ability.  

  • Fighting anti-disabled policies. 

  • Acknowledging that we do not know what we do not know. Always learning. 

The Promoters

A Program Managed by GBYM 

HQ: 900 Wayne Ave, Silver Spring, MD

Mailing Address: PO Box 7381, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Telephone: 301-592-1900

Text Message: Three Zero One- Six Six Four- 4961

Email: info@gandhibrigade.org 

Videos: www.youtube.com/gandhibrigade