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Civic Engagement 101: Media Literacy (DC Library) – VIRTUAL

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What is media literacy? Why is it important? Who is it important for? What’s the difference between media literacy and digital literacy?

Get the answers to these questions and more when you join us on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. on the WebEx platform for the fourth session of Civic Engagement 101: Media Literacy.

This interactive session will be led by Juma Inniss, Founder & Director, of The Message. The session will provide an overview of media literacy by addressing:

• What media literacy is and means for us all today
• Ways in which media literacy skills can enhance our lives
• Why media literacy is an essential skill set for a healthy and productive life

Join the session from the meeting link:
Meeting password: summer

Join by meeting number:
Meeting number (access code): 172 995 9639
Meeting password: summer

Join us for a great session where you will have fun while enjoying a safe space where you can share your questions and/or anxieties about media and media literacy.

Photo of Juma Inniss


Inniss is a youth culture expert, media literacy educator, and recording artist/producer from Boston, MA. He is also the founder and director of The Message. Juma has been using popular media to engage and uplift young people for more than a decade. He has worked extensively in his local community, helping teens develop social consciousness and media literacy skills through music.


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