The practice of using film to engage and empower communities is seeded and growing strong roots
Stand Together Milwaukee – Formed around the Guns, Grief & Grace in America project, STM’s mission: Groups organizations and individuals standing to confront gun violence through a public health focus on prevention.
Benedict Center, Block Watch Council, Brandwise Consulting, Campaign Against Violence, City of Milwaukee Mayor’s Office, City of Milwaukee Health Department, Citizen Action WI, Conceptz Communications/Urban Journal, Esperanza Unida, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Health Policy Advocates, Layton Boulevard West Neighborhood Association, Marquette University Law School Restorative Justice/Milwaukee Safe Streets-MPD District 5, Milwaukee County District Attorney, Milwaukee Public Theatre, Mothers Against Gun Violence, New Moon Productions, 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women, Northcott Neighborhood Center, Project Ujima, Public Allies, 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, Scooter Foundation, Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, Social Development Commission, Summer of Peace, Task Force on Family Violence, US Attorney-Eastern District of WI, Urban Ecology Center, Urban Underground, WAVE, WI Community Services, YWCA of Greater Milwaukee.
Stand Together Milwaukee
GUNS, GRIEF & GRACE in AMERICA – A FEW OF OUR MANY COLLABORATING PARTNERS
Alverno College; AAUW; Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence; Children’s Safety Network of the Marshfield Clinic; Future Milwaukee; Gettysburg College; League of Women Voters; Medical College of WI student groups – Physicians for Social Responsibility and Emergency Medicine Interests; Million Mom March; Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope; Milwaukee Public Schools – Teens Who Care; Professional Dimensions; Public Allies; University College Dublin, Ireland – Global Women’s Studies Conference; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; WI Conference Board on Church and Society; WI Council on Children and Families; WI Department of Justice – Victim Impact Programming; WI Public Radio.
Changing the Conversation: America’s Gun Violence Epidemic – because the films each have an active outreach & engagement life of their own – when the completion film, premiered at the Milwaukee Film Festival a beyond standing room audience attended. Community partners, already actively engaged with the first 2 films, invited others and numbered over 400 enthusiastic viewers.