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DIVAS (Digital Interactive Visual Arts Sciences) for Social Justice

New York City, NY | http://www.divasforsocialjustice.org
Joined in August 2014

About Us

DIVAS (Digital Interactive Visual Arts Sciences) for Social Justice aims to bridge the digital divide by combining media literacy and cultural awareness along with a vast understanding of technology to encourage young women in under served communities to pursue careers in computer science and new media by:

  • Using technology as a tool to teach social awareness of Pan African, Asian and Latino studies.
  • Building leadership skills and community development amongst young women.
  • Engaging interest in computer science through creative methods.
  • Breaking down economic and gender barriers to bridge the digital divide.
  • Teaching media literacy to challenge stereotypes.
  • Equipping and Exposing youth to software such as Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Final Cut Pro to create ones own vision that reflects cultural diversity.
  • Exposing youth to careers in computer science and new media through field trips, guest speakers, and special workshops.
  • Building a bridge of solidarity amongst members to work on technology projects as a team to enhance their communities.

DIVAS (Digital Interactive Visual Arts Sciences) for Social Justice aims to bridge the digital divide by combining media literacy and cultural awareness along with a vast understanding of technology to encourage young women in under…

Issue Areas Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Science & Technology
  • Women

Location

  • 158 Buffalo Ave., New York City, NY 11214,11216, 11413, United States

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