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August 16, 2016

East Los High: Entertainment that Means Something

August 16, 2016 — On July 15th, fans got what they had been waiting for – season four of East Los High was now available on Hulu. To date, the program has received no fewer than 5 Emmy nominations and is one of the top performing shows on Hulu....

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August 12, 2016

On a Mission at Population Media Center

August 12, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Global impact requires strategy and coordination. Almost two years ago, Population Media Center gathered its headquarters staff at a retreat in Burlington, Vermont. It was an opportunity to reflect on where the organization had been and, importantly, where it wanted to...

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July 20, 2016

Population Media Center Welcomes Lauren Montgomery-Rinehart as Program Manager

July 20, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT– Population Media Center, a US-based nonprofit that uses entertainment to promote human rights, health, and environmental protection, is pleased to announce the arrival of Lauren Montgomery-Rinehart as a Program Manager. She’ll be joining the headquarters team in the South Burlington, Vermont...

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July 19, 2016

“Papa Goliath” Changes

July 19, 2016 — KANANGA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO– Valentin Mitendo, producer of a popular radio drama in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was thrilled to learn he would get the opportunity to meet Claude Bangumba while conducting research in Kananga. Claude was known to his...

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June 2, 2016

Superstar Rajesh Hamal Says “Cut” to Listen to His Favorite Radio Drama

June 2, 2016 — KATHMANDU, NEPAL – With the film crew in the midst of an action scene, the martial arts superstar being filmed says “cut!” Usually, the director makes this call, but this is a unique case. Rajesh Hamal, a Nepali actor with so much notoriety people...

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May 23, 2016

Celebrating Ed Barry

May 23, 2016 — It is with sadness we share news of the passing of our colleague Edwin A. Barry (pictured in center) on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. He founded the Sustainable World Initiative in 2008 at our sister organization, the Population Institute. Ed was a...

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May 20, 2016

Sunnyside High School Freshmen Dominate Video Contest

May 20, 2016 — TUCSON, AZ–The Freshman Academy at Sunnyside High School provided 500 participants and most of the winners in a recent video contest sponsored by the Population Media Center’s Arizona Chapter. It was the second annual “One Planet, Many People” video contest, open to high school...

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May 17, 2016

Population Media Center Joins Network Focused on Reproductive Rights and Environmental Sustainability

May 17, 2016 — Not everyone sees the direct connection between reproductive rights and sustainability, but the Population & Sustainability Network works to change that. With headquarters in London, the Population & Sustainability Network (PSN) works to enhance the understanding of population dynamics and clearly illuminate how ensuring...

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April 15, 2016

Nepal’s First President Celebrates Efforts to End Child Marriage this Nepali New Year

April 15, 2016 — KATHMANDU, NEPAL – As people gathered to celebrate the Nepali New Year, the former Nepali president was celebrating two new dramas designed to help stop child marriage. Population Media Center, a nonprofit that works on health and human rights issues globally, entertains audiences with...

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April 1, 2016

Population Media Center Appoints Executive Vice President, David Walker

April 1, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit dedicated to improving health and human rights globally with entertainment TV and radio programs, has selected David Walker to serve in the newly-created role of Executive Vice President. Walker will be joining the team...

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