PROject / proJECT

PROject / proJECT is a collaborative program with the University Art Museum and the YMCA Youth Institute’s Change Agent Productions that features student−made short films addressing issues in contemporary culture. PROject / proJECT is a high school based outreach program that uses video and digital technology as the creative medium. The students use the format of Public Service Announcements (PSA) to address issues such as the environment, censorship, and other social topics from a personal perspective with the aim of creating positive change in our community.

Power of Words




What It's Like

The current series shown here addresses issues of censorship and was developed in conjunction with the Carpenter Performing Arts Center’s Banned, Blacklisted & Boycotted: Censorship and the Response to It. Click on the titles to view videos.

Remember the Power of Words
by Vyrus
Staff: Romana Vera
Members: Alexus McIntosh, Skhy Felder, Camille Samala, Vicky Rosales, Larrisha Kirven

The Rising Voices
by Ignited Minds
Staff: Prisma Bracho
Members: Alexis Piceno, José Perez, Rudy Fuentes, Christian Magallanes

See, Hear, Speak
by Liberation Transmission
Staff: Sally Sanchez
Members: Michelle Sek, Daniel Araujo, Harold de Leon, Ricardo Guevara, Garrett Carlson

by Taboo
Staff: Romana Vera
Members: Jazmin Hernández, Brian Vargas, Jonathan Mendez, José Lara, Karen Avina

Difficulties of Life: A Spoken Word Poetry
by Excalibur
Staff: Johnny Romero
Members: Vigeneareay Phriang, Don Juan Lewis, Kim Thanh Nguyen, Stacey Tamura, Kristopher Beasley

What It's Like
by Barrier Breakers
Staff: Johnny Romero
Members: Santos Galeas, Felix González, Jesvin Selda, Nickalas Simmons

What They Don't Want Us to Know
by Censor This
Staff: Jonathan Gray
Members: Matt Binderim






The PROject / proJECT Film Festival in May 2013 featured student made films in a PSA (Public Service Announcement) format addressing relevant issues in contemporary culture. This year, the program’s focus was generational issues that affect the millennial generation. Click on the titles to view videos.

by Bold Productions
Cast: Brittany Haywood, Jaime Morales, Larrisha Kirven, Kathleen Cabral, Kamerin Drummer

by Jon Cabral
Cast: Jon Cabral, Andrew Burgos, Garett Carlson, Ariadna Zuniga

by Kathlene Cabral and Daniel Ung

by Brian Vargas and Zachary Haywood
Cast: Brian Vargas

by EBO Productions
Cast: Jesvin Selda

by A Millennial Production

For more information on these and other education programs please contact:
Christina Alegria, Interim Curator of Education, or (562) 985−7601.

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