Marion Stokes, Community Media & Writing History

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Laurel Hill West permanent resident Marion Stokes was a Germantown-born public television producer and activist who fought passionately for community access to knowledge, technology, and narrative power.

Learn more about her life and work at two events co-presented by The Friends of Laurel Hill and PhillyCAM:

Tuesday, February 21, 6:30 PM
Film Screening
RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT
PhillyCAM | 699 Ranstead Street
FREE | RSVP here for the in-person film screening

Thursday, February 23, 6:30 PM
Panel Discussion

Community Media in Philly
Online
FREE | RSVP here to receive a Zoom link for the online panel 

The online panel will feature community media-makers and archivists in conversation about the history and current state of community media in Philadelphia and its critical role in the life of our city. Panelists include Khalila Chaar-Pérez and Helyx Horwitz of the People’s Media Record; Antoine Haywood, a community media researcher at the University of Pennsylvania; John Pettit, an Assistant Archivist at Temple University’s Special Collections Research Center; as well as Matt Wolf, the director of RECORDER

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  • Free to the public. Please RSVP below to receive a Zoom link for the online panel event.