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Jim Berk at NAMLE 2013

Watch Participant Media’s CEO Jim Berk’s NAMLE keynote speech…

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Jim Berk First Person Piece on Forbes.com

The 5 Secrets Of Storytelling For Social Change

Entrepreneurs
8/01/2013 @ 2:05PM |182 views

Editor’s Note: Jim Berk is Chief Executive Officer of Participant Media, a Los Angeles-based entertainment company that focuses on socially relevant, commercially viable feature films, documentaries and television, as well as publishing and digital media.

What we do is not new.  There have always been socially relevant films that inspired us and spoke…

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Participant Media at the NJPAC Movies That Matter Series

Participant Media CEO Jim Berk recently spoke at the NJPAC Movies That Matter Series about Lincoln, A Place At The Table, Last Call At The Oasis and Chavez.

Watch a clip of the talk below.

http://www.njpac.org/about-njpac/spotlight/features/movies-that-matter

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Boston Marathon Bombing Aftermath: How We Can Help

by Jonathan Harris

A series of explosions less than 50 yards from the finish line of the Boston Marathon has left two people dead and at least 100 more injured. Details are sketchy about the cause and scope of the explosions, but here are several concrete things you can do right now to help in the immediate aftermath of this tragedy.

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Lend Your Social Voice to Little Ones in Need

 

Full Effect

 

 

We are excited to announce the official launch of Plum’s social impact program The Full Effect, dedicated to nourishing babies and toddlers in need across America.

1 in 5 American children are food insecure, meaning that 16 million little ones go without enough nutritious food to eat every day…

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“Change The Course” Featured at We Day-Seattle

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15,000 young people showed up to Seattle’s Key Arena for Me to We’s first ever U.S. We Day.  Participant was represented onstage by Social Action’s Christian McGuigan, who reported that our sizzle reel drew a highly enthusiastic response.  The audience especially loved the footage from Food, Inc., The Help, The Cove and Snitch, but the biggest applause was for…

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Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush on CBS This Morning

Documentarians Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson have created a new documentary on hunger in the United States called “A Place at the Table.” They speak about what they learned while making the film and connect America’s hunger and obesity issues.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142961n

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The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Speaker Series held an advanced screening of “A Place at the Table” which included a panel discussion after the film on food insecurity.

Lindsay Guetschow, Sr. Director Marketing & Strategic Alliances at Participant Media, speaks about food insecurity awareness and advocacy…

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Rep. Jim McGovern’s Speech to Congress About A Place at the Table Social Action Campaign

Rep. Jim McGovern’s 5th “End Hunger Now” Speech: A Place at the Table Social Action Plan
Published on Mar 13, 2013

Congressman Jim McGovern’s speech this morning on the need to End Hunger Now in America focused on A Place at the Table and the Social Action campaign and book. .

To view video, please click on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoFvwoyE8IY

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