A guide to putting on a Barnraising event created by corps member Katie Ingersoll.
“This manual is designed for Prometheus staff, interns, or volunteers involved in organizing a radio barnraising. Its based on the experiences of staff at barnraisings over the years, and was written after the WGXC barnraising in September 2010. Its designed to provide information primarily about the logistical considerations involved in a barnraising, and problems that might come up.”
A resource guide developed by Digital Arts Service Corps VISTA Leader Erica Jones and 4 other VISTA Leaders to highlight the importance of telling the VISTA Leader Story, the basics of storytelling, and the tools available to create and tell a story.
They also collected VISTA Leaders stories and included them in a video for further illustrating concepts around digital storytelling: http://www.youtube.com/ejquoteunquote#p/u
A PowerPoint about audio recording and interviewing techniques by corps member Brooke Brown-Saracino for her citizen journalism project.
A syllabus for Media Bridges’ DJ certification course. Prepared by corps member Katie Finnegan.
A basic overview of the DJ program MegaSeg. Created by Corps member Katie Finnegan.
A quick reference to an audio soundboard for use in a mixing studio. Created by Corps member Katie Finnegan.
1. Powerful People Make Good Decisions Even When they Consciously Think
Is it the way you think that is affecting your decision-making or your power position?
This Airshifter Handbook is an introductory manual for Radio Free Urbana, a community radio station in Urbana, IL. This manual contains the history of Low Power FM radio, information on programming and a broad overview of operations at the station. It was created by VISTA member Stephen Fonzo serving at the Independent Media Center in Urbana, IL.
Non-Profit Guide to Planning and Running Events: Festivals, Concerts, Fundraisers, Art Shows and More
This comprehensive Event Planning Guide was created by VISTA members Stephen Fonzo and Nicole Pion at the Independent Media Center in Urbana, IL. It includes advice and tips for Setting the Date, Choosing a Venue/Location, Format, Promotion, Budget, Team & Staff, Catering & Entertainment, Networking, and Documentation.
Amy Potthast of Idealist.org just released a new guide for service corps members who wish to transition to a career in nonprofits. The guide is a free download and a companion to their Idealist Guides to Nonprofit Careers.