NEWS

BYKIDS’ AFTERNOON WITH HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BYkids is thrilled to be chosen by the Harvard Business School Community Partners to work with us to measure impact in new ways and maximize fundraising. Thanks to Bettina Klein, Richard Kane and the brilliant volunteers who came to work with us.

PS 290’S THIRD GRADE CLASS INVITES BYKIDS FOR A SCREENING OF FIRE IN OUR HEARTS

Big thanks to Lisa Cahill and Tess Peress for organizing the event to the third graders of PS 290. Jayshree Janu Kharpade and her mentor, Joyce Chopra, are blown away to hear how their film made you feel grateful for YOUR school and teachers.

BYKIDS ATTENDS THE UN GENDER EQUITY EVENT

We were thrilled to be included at the United Nations at the Gender Equity event organized by UN Women with our intern, Sofia Maranto, from the Garrison Forest School. We are grateful to Trevor Mullineaux and Sam Mcguire for the invitation.

BYKIDS ATTENDS UNAOC CONFERENCE

Big thanks to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) for including BYkids  at the “Energizing Social Inclusion through Youth-Produced Media”. We were honored to share our work on stage with inspired colleagues including Tribeca Film Institute, National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), Scenarios USA, Children’s Media Association, Global Nomads Group and Global Kids.

FILMS BYKIDS BROADCAST IN 155 CITIES ON PBS

Not only is the FILMS BYKIDS national broadcast continuing on the World TV channel through March, but the series is coming to an additional 150 cities on Public Television!

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BYKIDS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PENPAL SCHOOLS

We have an amazing partnership with PenPal Schools, a global learning community, where over 70,000 students in more than 85 countries can connect and reflect on each of our Films BYkids episodes through curriculum-guided online exchanges each week.

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BYKIDS FOUNDER HOLLY CARTER IS HEARTS ON FIRE’S VISIONARY OF THE MONTH

The Hearts on Fire Visionary Program identifies and showcases some of the most inspirational and committed individuals working to change the world for the better. The team honored Holly Carter by featuring her as the Visionary of the Month.

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POETS AGAINST PREJUDICE RECEIVES AWARD OF RECOGNITION FROM IMPACT DOCS

Congratulations to Faiza Almontaser and the POET AGAINST PREJUDICE team for the Award of Recognition from Impact Docs, supporting and promoting filmmakers who make a difference in the critical issues of our times through producing impactful, inspiring and entertaining documentaries.

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FILMS BYKIDS PRESENTS WEBINAR: INSPIRE LEARNING WITH CINEMATIC JOURNEYS

BYkids Executive Director and Founder Holly Carter leads a free webinar with Sandy Goldberg, Director of Education Programs at THIRTEEN/WNET New York and Joe Troyen, founder of PenPal Schools. This webinar was designed to give educators across the secondary curriculum insights into how documentary films by students can engage learners in the pursuit of global understanding, explorations of globally relevant issues, and ultimately serve as a catalyst for meaningful action.

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BYKIDS CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF FILMS BYKIDS

It was a night to remember! Over 100 BYkids supporters came out to support the launch of FILMS BYKIDS with our partners THIRTEEN/WNET at a magnificent party hosted by Retro Report.