Topic: Film & Media

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New Video: How Did We Take Action in 2020?

This year, we watched a storm hit our country, fueled by longstanding systemic problems, national emergencies, and failings in leadership. In response, we saw communities around the country rising up. In order to support the frontline movements and those most affected, WDN moved our highest amount of grants, ever.
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Reflective Democracy in the News

The Reflective Democracy Campaign is back in the news: the Campaign’s research was cited in the New York Times‘ “On Politics” column about the symbolism and real policy advantages to having a woman of color as Vice President. Our grantee And She Could be Next, a two-part documentary series on female history makers filmed by women filmmakers of color, was also mentioned in the article!
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Councilwoman

WDN’s Reflective Democracy Campaign funds “Councilwoman”, the film

WDN’s Reflective Democracy Campaign is a proud funder of Councilwoman, a film about Carmen Castillo. Castillo is a Dominican American woman who is elected and serves as a city councilwoman in Providence, Rhode Island. The film follows her as she advocates for workers rights, leads the fight for a $15 minimum wage in Providence, and runs a grueling reelection campaign–all while working full-time as a hotel housekeeper and maintaining a family.
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