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Mar 7
Susan Huizenga's video was featured

CommUnity Conversation: A Nation of Immigrants Think About It

Produced at WPAA-TV by Monica Vargas Huertas for Spanish Community of Wallingford. Contributors Daniel Aguirre, JD ,MBA and Cinthia Perez, BSW
Mar 7
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CommUnity Conversation: A Nation of Immigrants Think About It

Produced at WPAA-TV by Monica Vargas Huertas for Spanish Community of Wallingford. Contributors Daniel Aguirre, JD ,MBA and Cinthia Perez, BSW
Feb 12
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Ghostlight Project Gathering at WPAA-TV at StudioWTheater in WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

January 19, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Open call. Give Voice. WPAA-TV, as a theater space, has joined with other theaters around the nation to give voice to being a safe space for all persons; inviting diverse opinion, dissent and argument and artistic expression optimistic that active listening facilitates and cultivates community engagement within the courageous exchange of ideas.Do you have words to share (from 30 seconds to 3 minutes) as a citizen, ACTORvist, Nonprofit leader, or Preacher about hope, sanctuary, fear, diversity.…See More
Jan 17
Susan Huizenga commented on Susan Huizenga's event Ghostlight Project Gathering at WPAA-TV
"We are in great company: Our R/evolution will be televised. Other CT groups involved:CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, NEW LONDON, CTEUGENE O'NEILL THEATER CENTER, WATERFORD, CTHARTFORD STAGE, HARTFORD, CTHOUSATONIC MUSICAL THEATER SOCIETY, FALLS VILLAGE…"
Jan 6
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Ghostlight Project Gathering at WPAA-TV at WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

January 19, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Open call. Give Voice. WPAA-TV, as a theater space, has joined with other theaters around the nation to give voice to being a safe space for all persons; inviting diverse opinion, dissent and argument and artistic expression optimistic that active listening facilitates and cultivates community engagement within the courageous exchange of ideas.Do you have words to share (from 30 seconds to 3 minutes) as a citizen, ACTORvist, Nonprofit leader, or Preacher about hope, sanctuary, fear, diversity.…See More
Jan 5
Susan Huizenga posted a status
"​WPAA-TV ​will participate in the nationwide launch of Sanctuary Project on Jan 19th. Please consider contributing heartfelt words ..."
Dec 22, 2016
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Nov 2, 2016
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October 20th is Community Media Day: We celebrate MidLife Matters

Producers of Community Media invest themselves: Some to make-a-difference. For Community Media Day Oct 20th WPAA-TV is honored to announce the that local Producer Georgian Lussier is being recognized for her investment in informing her viewers as recipient of the Rika Welsh Award from the NorthEast Region Alliance for Community…See More
Oct 26, 2016
Susan Huizenga posted a video

Untapped Resource: WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

2016 Summer Youth Interviews to discover the story of WPAA-TV in Wallingford CT. Common thread found. Tell Your own story.
Oct 20, 2016
Susan Huizenga posted a status
"Today is #CommunityMediaDay. Join us Challenges. Be the 20th to 1 Subscribe to Freeman P Quinn's Channel 2 Join us wpaa.tv 3 Post a Selfie"
Oct 20, 2016
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Oct 20, 2016
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Meet the winner 2016 Rika Welch Award - Alliance for Community Media NE

Georgian Lussier is producer of MidLife Matters which feature journey stories of ordinary women from the perspective of midlife with some wisdom and wit. - Y...
Oct 18, 2016
Susan Huizenga commented on N'Zinga Shani's blog post Domestic Violence Is About Male Domination & Control. GET HELP!
"Not always one sided. Here is a segment that goes into some depth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKDhpxbfz70&list=PLzRGNJJW7TLa1mgyWUXqPW019Kis3pvKq&index=10"
Oct 18, 2016
Susan Huizenga posted a video

Syrian Art of War - CTGS Originals

CTGS Originals presents a story about Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez and his exhibit titled “Unsettled Nostalgia”. Hafez’s art sparks emotion as it exposes the ...
Oct 16, 2016
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ION Bank: Community Partner for In Two Languages En Dos Idiomas

"We are in week 10. Here is a sample description of weekly stories. DW Global 3000 - The Globalization Program: Turkey: Erdogan's purges / Kenya: Creating art out of marine trash / New York: An underwater farm for brown algae / South…"
Oct 7, 2016

Profile Information

Name of the Organization
WPAA-TV and Community Media Center
Contact Person
Susan Huizenga
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact phone
203-294-9722
E-mail
wpaa@gmail.com
Website
http://wpaa.tv
Interest
Education, Adult Education, Advocacy, Arts
Description Interest
WPAA-TV facilitates production of digital media and distributes community access and public service information prioritizing support for Wallingford developed media. WPAA-TV provides its Users with the tools and the stage. WPAA-TV operates as ‘Your Town, Your Station’ distributing programs by the community, for the community.

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CommUnity Media in Wallingford: Expansion under consideration

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 12:14pm 0 Comments

Are you a media maker interested in public service?

WPAA-TV in Wallingford CT may be expanding services - if the right individuals reach out to us - to be either part-time evenings Video Support Techs and/or Unpaid Interns for college credit.

 This volunteer run organization serves the residents and organizations of Wallingford and nonprofits serving New Haven Area and CT filmmakers (criteria applies). 



If you are interested in serving the residents of…

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October 20th is Community Media Day: We celebrate MidLife Matters

Posted on October 20, 2016 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Producers of Community Media invest themselves: Some to make-a-difference. For Community Media Day Oct 20th WPAA-TV is honored to announce the that local Producer Georgian Lussier is being recognized for her investment in informing her viewers as recipient of the Rika Welsh Award from the NorthEast Region Alliance…

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Digital Media Curating as a Big Blue Bird

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 6:00pm 1 Comment

Some rules are meant to be broken to protect your personal space.  In this regard I have learned from teachers who assume Avatar identities to communicate with friend in social media.  

I have done the opposite.  At this time tweets from @FreemanWPAATV are mine and I do 99% of the Outreach communication from the organization I manage under this pseudonym. I also wear the costume at community events to increase our awareness with the next generation.…

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Work Life Balance and Productivity

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 10:57am 0 Comments

Work Life balance is even more challenging if you work in a non-profit that you are passionate about: And work-life balance is a personal responsibility --- right?  In my paying day job I was totally out of balance and the old habits are not easy to shed in my encore choices. 

So I will travel to #NHV from #w06492 to stretch my mind today at The Writer's Circle. 

Before doing so let me share a good read on What is Productivity:  …

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At 3:21pm on May 23, 2012, Lee Cruz said…

Susan,

Welcome to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, the people they serve or the general public. You may post calendared events on the events page, non-date specific information on the blog or by posting  pictures or video.
 
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