07/30/2014 Rays of Hope in Gaza
Jen Marlowe’s article in Yes! Magazine: 13 Israeli and Palestinian Groups Building Peace. The safety and security every Israeli and Palestinian child deserves can only come about if all children’s rights are secured. Here are the people trying to make that happen.
07/29/2014 Deize: the making of a human rights defender in Brazil
Jen Marlowe’s newest video: Deize Carvalho, a human rights defender I met in the Cantagalo favela in Rio, tells the story of how her teenaged son Adreu was murdered by the police, and how that tragedy transformed her into the activist agaisnt police brutality that she is today.
06/24/2014 Justice Finally Found Me
Jen Marlowe worked on this video about Franky Carrillo, wrongfully imprisoned in California for 20 years, with Death Penalty Focus.
06/13/2014 Brazil: Occupy Camera
Part 3 of a 7 part video series about Brazil created by Jen Marlowe. Protests erupted in Brazil last summer over a host of interrelated social issues, and continue, with a focus on the World Cup. The protestors have been at risk of police violence, as well as the citizen-journalists who have covered the protests and real time, and the lawyers who have been defending the protestors.
06/11/2014 Brazel: The Guarani Struggle
Jen Marlowe has released Part 2 of a seven part video series about injustice in Brazil during the World Cup. “A look at the struggle of the indigenous Guarani community in the Southwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso du Sol, who are desperately trying to reclaim their tribal lands from big agro-business–and being brutally targeted (often killed) in the process by the farmers, usually with complete immunity.”
03/26/2014 Prof. Montgomery sought out for landslide expertise
In the wake of the tragic landslide in Snohomish County, WA, Prof. David Montgomery has been interviewed about landslide risk and prevention by several news outlets, including All Things Considered, PBS NewsHour (transcript), and KUOW.
03/21/2014 Loung Ung adds YouTube channel with new videos
Author and activist Loung Ung launched a new YouTube channel today, featuring a about her recent film Girl Rising, news coverage, and clips of her speaking.