Undocumented Teen Moms, Health Justice and Digital Storytelling

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Presentation on DIGITAL STORYTELLING AND HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION

Check out the presentation by Marty Otañez as part of the conference ‘Next Era Strategies to Elevate Human Research Protection,’ Office for Human Research Protection Research Community Forum, Denver, Colorado, 12 March 2015

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Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: Webinar

Digital Storytelling has been shown to be a powerful multi-dimensional tool for institutions of higher education to use to assess the experiences of and increase the impact of first-year experiences, community-engaged learning experiences, student success initiatives, and student learning outcomes. For the past 20 years, the Center for Digital Storytelling has been supporting faculty, staff, and students in higher education to reflect on processes that take them out of the classroom and into the world, learning about themselves and the resources they have to adapt to succeed in new contexts. Join us on February 27th from 1-3pm MST to learn how two Colorado institutions have integrated digital storytelling and digital narrative into curricula and programming to innovatively engage students and enhance student service and learning.

Campus Compact of the Mountain West is hosting the webinar 1-3pm (MST) Friday 27 February 2015.

Registration Deadline: 25 February 2015; click here for more details.
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‘Digital storytelling: Using videos to increase social wellness’

Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department at UC Denver, and Wanda Lakota, a doctoral candidate at the University of Denver, co-authored ‘Digital storytelling: Using videos to increase social wellness,’ in J Cohen and L Johnson, eds., Video filmmaking as psychotherapy: Research and practice, Routledge: New York. In the chapter, Otañez and Lakota present a case study on the creation of a digital story called Betsy Bug about schizophrenia and discuss how video-making presents opportunities for therapeutic change. Published February 2015.
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Digital Health Storytelling: Special Topics Course in Medical Anthropology (UC Denver)

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Panels of Digital Storytellers at the University of Colorado, Denver

FREE SCREENINGS OF DIGITAL STORIES & PANELS OF STORYTELLERS From Florence Crittenton High School with Themes of Educational Opportunities and Health Care Access for Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers.

Produced in the Project ‘Digital Storytelling Designed to Improve Diversity-Related Course and Program Content’ Funded by the Diversity and Excellence Grant Program, Office of the President, University of Colorado (2014)

Live music provided by female DJ of the Year, Dj Timeko

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1st Screening: 11am-12:15pm, Monday 10 Nov 2014
St. Cajetan’s Center, Auraria Campus, Denver

2nd Screening: 2-3pm, Monday 10 Nov 2014
Room 1202, Education North Tower
Anschutz Medical Campus

Healthy Snacks and Beverages Provided. For Additional Information Contact: Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, UC Denver 303 556 6606, http://www.dscoalition.org; marty.otanez@ucdenver.edu

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FREE SCREENINGS OF DIGITAL STORIES & PANELS OF STORYTELLERS

From Florence Crittenton High School With Themes of Educational Opportunities and Health Care Access for Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers. Produced in the Project ‘Digital Storytelling Designed to Improve Diversity-Related Course and Program Content’ Funded by the Diversity and Excellence Grant Program, Office of the President, University of Colorado (2014)

1st Screening: 11am-12:15pm, Monday 10 November 2014
Room M203, Plaza, Auraria Campus

2nd Screening: 2-3pm, Monday 10 November 2014
Room 1202, Education North Tower
Anschutz Medical Campus

Healthy Snacks and Beverages Provided. For Additional Information Contact: Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, UC Denver 303 556 6606, www.dscoalition.org, marty.otanez@ucdenver.edu

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Join us and help us celebrate the creative work of Latinas and other youth who produced digital stories about sexual and reproductive health care access and justice. The screening of youth-produced videos includes an audience discussion with digital storytellers. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

When: 11:30am-1:30pm, Tuesday 3 June 2014
Where: Florence Crittenton High School, 55 South Zuni, Denver, Colorado
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The research project is a collaboration among Denver-based Florence Crittenton Services; the Latino Research and Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Denver; the School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; YTH [Youth + Technology + Health]; and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health; with funds from the Ford Foundation.

For additional details contact Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor
Anthropology Department, University of Colorado, Denver
marty.otanez@ucdenver.edu; telephone 303 556 6606; dscoalition.org; twitter: @otanezm

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‘Speaking a Transpersonal Language’ Presentation at YTH Live

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Presentation Abstract @ YTH Live 2014
Imagery has the power to create subtle inner shifts within an individual that lead to larger external change. Our presentation explores how imagery becomes meaningful and moves storytellers and policymakers toward personal and community healing. Individuals and communities integrate digital storytelling in advocacy and research designed to advance reproductive health and justice. Our participatory and advocacy skills approach examines two videos created by digital storytellers at Denver-based Florence Crittenton High School in the project ‘Social Media for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Access, and Justice’ funded by the Ford Foundation (2013-15). Whether you are a storyteller with a narrative to share, an evidence-based researcher or a health justice campaigner that relies on testimonials, we will explore how to craft digital stories with visual idioms of personal transformation and with imagery that works better with policymakers. Follow the presenters on Twitter: @Tweetnica & @otanezm.

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