MEA students cover stories that are published online and broadcast on KDOL-TV (Comcast 27, AT&T 99).

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Civic Engagement

MEA fosters civic participation and leadership, giving youth “a voice” to address topics affecting their lives.

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Health Education

MEA’s Peer-to-Peer Health Education Program develops projects that use media-arts to disseminate health information to a youth audience.

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Workforce Development

MEA students complete a financial literacy curriculum and have multiple opportunities for paid internships and professional work with real world clients.

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Media Enterprise Alliance: Giving Youth A Voice

MEA provides OUSD high school students the opportunity to study digital media with the goal of staying engaged in school, and developing criteria for college admission and job placement.
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For Students, By Students, About Students

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Words…Video…News…Opinion…..ONews has it all!

The student-built website and televised news magazine is FOR, BY and ABOUT students in Oakland public schools!  ONews shares stories of achievement…challenge…learning.

Whether reporting on “Occupy Oakland,” the consequences  of the DREAM Act, or how “Turf Dancing” is saving lives on the streets of  Oakland, MEA  students are earning their journalistic chops and winning awards.

Muse Video

Your Source For Musical News 


News doesn’t have to be boring. Muse Video is a collaborative project among a group of East Bay youth organizations that are seeing what happens when the worlds of music and news collide. Muse Video is currently on KDOL-TV and distributed widely on the web.

Recent Muse Video editions have focused on sexual health, informing youth about birth control, teen pregnancy and STDs, as well as music videos and animated features about the effects of Climate Change.

Recent MEA News

Life in a Can- MEA student-produced film screened at the UC-Pacific Film Archive

Life in a Can, a cautionary tale about sugar and soda addiction and the damage it can cause, was selected in February 2014 for the 16th Annual Bay Area High School Film Festival sponsored by the Pacific Film Archive on the University of California, Berkeley campus at the PFA Theater. The MEA student-producers were: Edwin Rico, Franklin Rivas, Justin Tran, Melhik Hailu, Autumn Criss, and Jocelyn Olivares, William Cordova. The MEA project mentors were Jake Schoneker, Idris Hassan and Jenny Chu.

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