Xavier is an intern helping with the Reclaiming History radio segment and Friday night scripts. He is a sophomore theater/english double major at The Sage Colleges. Primarily, he is an actor but he’s very interested in writing and filmmaking as …


Dave. That guy just appeared one day in 2016, walked in like he belonged here, and fixed the video cameras. Next thing you know, he’s on the regular video team, as a camera man. Then–get this–he shows up at meetings, …


Traevon Vautrin is the Sanctuary’s youngest intern. Traevon has been volunteering since he was 8 years old. As of 2018, he is 11 years old and attends Knickerbacker Middle School in Lansingburgh, NY. Through his experience at the Sanctuary, Traevon …


Giselle is an intern for The Sanctuary for the Spring of 2018. She is a double major and her focuses are English and Theatre. She is currently wrapping up her last semester at Russell Sage College here in Troy. At …


Lovonia Mallory is a Friday night producer and radio host for Hudson Mohawk Magazine. Mallory is passionate about African children’s health and well-being. She founded H204 Africa Equals Life Charities Inc., a non-profit that has funded more than 42 water …


Sofia Villela joined the Sanctuary as a social media intern for the fall 2017 season. She graduated from SUNY Binghamton in May of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a minor in Global Studies. As an undergraduate, …


Four score and seven years ago, I remember walking by this strange out of place building next to a plot of land without a single sprout or sprig in sight. It needed a lot of work so I offered a …


Kristen is an intern at The Sanctuary For Independent Media. She is currently a graduate student in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at SUNY Albany. She has a B.A. from SUNY Oswego where she studied Cinema Studies and …


Cody Updike is an intern at The Sanctuary for the Spring of 2018. He attends SUNY Albany, majoring in Communications with a focus on digital and social media marketing. He minors in Journalism. At The Sanctuary, he works advancing social …


Jessica Onion is a student from RPI, majoring in Sustainability Studies. She started interning with the Sanctuary in the fall of 2016, and will continue until June of 2017. Some of her academic/community interests include food sovereignty and community resilience. …


Edison Su(Shengjie Su) is a intern in The Sanctuary.  He is a SUNY-ALBANY student studying Communication and Documentary study.  He is a documentary filmmaker, advertising man, phtographer.  He wants to make the world a better place.  For example, He wants …


Rashawn is a Sophomore at Green Tech High Charter School. This year he’s involved in the Summer Youth Employment Program and works at the Sanctuary for Independent Media. Rashawn is looking forward to learning and experiencing new things. So far …


 

Sinici is 14 years old. She just graduated from 8th grade. She’s going to begin Troy High School in September. Before school ended she signed up for a Summer job and they placed her at the Sanctuary …


Veronica Fuentes is a Junior at Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls. She is 16 years old and was first introduced to the Sanctuary for Independent Media in the summer of 2013. She was hired by the Rensselaer County. …


Daniel Lopez is 16 years old and he is going to be a Junior at Lansingburgh High School. Daniel likes to play football and dancing. He applied for a summer youth job and he was placed …


 

Jordan Thomas is a Junior at Green Tech Charter High Charter School. He was hired by the Summer Youth Employment Program by Rensselaer County to bring creativity, artistic ability, and passion to the community. Jordan hopes to …


 

Amarie has been working at The Sanctuary for Independent Media for a year strong now. Amarie is a hardcore member/volunteer of the Youth Media Sanctuary and a very powerful and open-minded individual. He has been active with …


Hannah Moran is interning at The Sanctuary for Independent Media for her 2017 spring semester. She is a SUNY New Paltz student studying media management. Having grown up in the city of Albany and having a passion for community outreach, …


 

Karina Wojnar, Spring 2017 intern and Siena Scholar for Uptown Summer 2017. She is a Siena College student studying social justice, art, and economics. She is a reader, hiker, writer, and activist. She is from Northern New Jersey …


 

Nick Nerolien is a senior at the University at Albany with a double major in Communication and Sociology. He interned at the Sanctuary of Independent Media during the spring 2017 semester. Nick came to the Sanctuary to …

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