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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 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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May 11, 2016

East Los High Soars with Behind the Scenes Stars: Celebrating Five Emmy Nominations and Upcoming Season Four

May 11, 2016 — In three short years, East Los High has proven that top-notch Hollywood entertainment can also improve people’s lives. In addition to one million unique visitors drawn to Hulu’s Latino page every month, it’s also a 5-time Emmy nominated drama that has helped tens of thousands...

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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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March 3, 2016

Dawn Arrives in the East: A Drama Designed to Change Eastern Congo

March 3, 2016 — DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO–On February 24, 2016, radios in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo played the opening episode of Pambazuko (“The Dawn”). Listeners began to learn about Jaribu’s post-war poverty, Sheriya’s jealous husband, and Mawazo’s love of school. These stories and...

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February 24, 2016

Homegrown Vermont NGO Joins Prestigious United Nation’s Environment Programme

February 24, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT– A Vermont-based international development nonprofit, Population Media Center (PMC), has been granted consultative status to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). “We’re excited and proud to have achieved accreditation by UNEP,” says Joe Bish, PMC’s Director of Issue Advocacy. “The application process...

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February 22, 2016

A New Chief in Nigeria Who Talks About Family Planning and Poverty

February 22, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Ephraim Okon grew up in the quiet village of Ikot Akata in Nigeria. His life in the village, and the fun of going to the farm in large groups to help with the crops, was an enjoyable one. But it...

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February 10, 2016

Four Stars for Four Years: PMC Receives Highest Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

February 10, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – On February 1, 2016, Charity Navigator announced that for the fourth consecutive year Population Media Center (PMC) has been awarded the coveted 4-star rating, the top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “Only nine percent of the charities we...

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February 4, 2016

In Memory of Alex Bozzette

February 4, 2016 — It is with deep sadness we share news of the unexpected death of our dear colleague, Alex Bozzette, on Monday, February 1st. Alex recently became a full-time Program Manager for PMC, after spending a year-long Global Health Corps fellowship working with the PMC-Burundi team....

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