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    NHMC’s Challenge to Talent Agencies

    hollywoodWith the goal of increasing representation of people of color, NHMC along with members of the Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition have begun meeting with Hollywood’s talent agencies to discuss how they can work together. Meeting requests have gone out to many of the big agencies in the entertainment industry including Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and the United Talent Agency.

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    Welcome Daiquiri Ryan, NHMC’s Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow

    Welcome Daiquiri Ryan, NHMC’s Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow

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    NHMC recently welcomed Daiquiri Ryan, a rising 2L at The George Washington University Law School, as its Summer 2015 Google Policy Fellow. The Google Policy Fellowship program is a highly selective summer employment program through which Google provides stipends to students to work on Internet and technology issues at non-profit organizations, like NHMC. Daiquiri is very excited to work with the DC policy team at NHMC and looks forward to a wonderful, busy summer with us.

  • Victory for Net Neutrality, image by Free Press

    Why All Americans Should Cheer the FCC’s Network Neutrality Decision

     Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on Medium

    A Primer On Network Neutrality And How It Impacts People Of Color

    Net Neutrality victory celebration on Feb. 26, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Pictured: representatives from NHMC, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, Courage Campaign, MoveOn, Writers Guild of America, West, as well as director/producer Brian Knappenberger

    Net Neutrality victory celebration on Feb. 26, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Pictured: representatives from NHMC, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, Courage Campaign, MoveOn, Writers Guild of America, West, as well as director/producer Brian Knappenberger

  • NHMC Co-Hosts Racial Justice Leaders At Net Neutrality Day of Action On Capitol Hill

    On Thursday, the National Hispanic Media Coalition co-hosted a day of action in Washington, DC, bringing a delegation of 13 racial justice and civil rights leaders from across the country to meet with state representatives and tell their personal stories about why an open Internet is critical for communities of color. Additionally, NHMC and Presente.org, in collaboration with the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net), hosted a lunchtime briefing entitled, “What’s Next For Net Neutrality And Why It Matters For Communities Of Color: Why FCC Rules Under Title II Will Protect Consumers, Innovation, Investment and the Internet.”

  • Jonathan Mulligan, NHMC's Spring 2015 Facebook Policy Fellow

    Welcome J.J. Mulligan, NHMC’s Spring 2015 Facebook Policy Fellow

    Jonathan Mulligan, NHMC's Spring 2015 Facebook Policy Fellow

    NHMC recently welcomed J.J. Mulligan, a third year law student from UC Davis School of Law, as its Spring 2015 Facebook Policy Fellow. The paid fellowship program, housed at NHMC, allows one law student per semester to learn about media and telecommunications policy issues from a civil rights and public interest perspective.

  • Angela Pacheco, NHMC's Spring 2015 Communications Intern

    Welcome Angela Pacheco, NHMC’s Spring 2015 Communications Intern

    Angela Pacheco, NHMC's Spring 2015 Communications Intern

    NHMC recently welcomed Angela Pacheco (no relation to me), a communications major in her final year at Azusa Pacific University, as our Spring 2015 Communications Intern.

    Angela is originally from San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, California and is the proud product of a Puerto Rican-American family.

  • Cat’s Out Of The Bag: Net Neutrality Won’t Harm Investment

    For years, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and their ilk have argued that reclassifying broadband providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act would negatively impact ISP investment levels across the country. Instead, ISPs and their friends, including some civil rights organizations, have suggested that the FCC adopt soft rules grounded in shaky legal authority under Section 706 of the statute. (NHMC has explained at length why Title II must be used to protect consumers from ISPs’ actions to unreasonably discriminate or block online content).