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Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

March, 29, 2019 • 5 min read

The New York City's congestion pricing plan, which would charge drivers entering specific parts of Manhattan, currently under consideration in Albany, has the potential to change the way Manhattan works in a major way.  Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer held a public hearing last week to explore its pros and cons with critics and supporters of the plan.

Attend an Upcoming Documentary Storytelling Intensive at MNN

 

Are you interested in gaining field crew experience and learning how to develop a documentary production plan? If so, Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s 12-week Documentary Storytelling Intensive might be for you.

Meet Your New Public Advocate:  Jumaane Williams

Meet Your New Public Advocate:  Jumaane Williams

March, 21, 2019 • 5 min read

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams took time out during his second official day in office to sit down with MNN's "Represent NYC".  Gotham Gazette's Ben Max interviewed our new Public Advocate for a half-hour about everything from the thrill of victory to his vision for the public advocate's office. 

Children & Politics: Is your child ready to vote?

Children & Politics: Is your child ready to vote?

March, 18, 2019 • 5 min read

 

The right to vote is of course a huge part of what it means to be a citizen of a democratic country.

But voting is just the start of being a responsible citizen, not the end! We should talk with our kids about being active members of our communities in every season, not just election season. 

How to Become a Producer

How to Become a Producer

March, 15, 2019 • 6 min read

 

MNN helps Manhattan residents improve their production skills through certification classes and workshops that encompass video production, writing, editing, and marketing. Producers that have come through MNN have gone on to create Academy Award-winning films, host cable TV shows, and work for major networks. To become a certified producer, students must attend an upcoming orientation.