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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.

Women's History Month: The Mother of the #MeToo Movement

March is Women's History Month and it's a celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

One woman who has played a big part in altering American History is Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement.  Using those two words as a communication tool with survivors of sexual violence Ms. Burke kickstarted a activism movement. It has truly changed the world.