A video produced for YES! Magazine about Baltimore a year after Freddie Gray and the Baltimore Uprising. Tired of waiting for outside help, grassroots organizations are generating resources from within the African American community.
A video produced for UC Hastings about The Resilient Communities Legal Cafe which is run by SELC and the Green Collar Communities Clinic. The cafe is a weekly walk-in clinic for people or organizations aiming to facilitate sustainable local economies. Participants are offered workshops, teach-ins, legal advice and services on a first-come, first-serve basis.
When Emmitt Watson–the caretaker of the San Francisco Columbarium– first entered the building 27 years ago, he didn’t realize that it was occupied by the dead. Since 1988, he has single-handedly restored the building to its original glory.
A mini-documentary about Benito Marcell Santiago, a teacher with San Francisco Unified School District, who has been living in his apartment in the Mission District for 37 years. In November 2013, Marcell received notice of the Ellis Act Eviction by Vanguard Properties and was given 120 days to move out of his apartment.
A mini-documentary about DeJeana Burkes, a blues singer based in Richmond, California. At 63-years-old she has finally decided to pursue her life-long dream of becoming an internationally known singer.