September News from the Open Media Foundation

September 2015
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In this Issue
September Classes
Open Music Sessions and Lot Party, August 7
Web Client - DSST
Web Client - GCIC
Video Client - CEI
Meet Kelsey Mischke
September Classes/Tours
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Tuesday, September 1
6 - 8 pm

Wednesday, September
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, September 2
5:30 - 6:30pm

Wednesday, September 2
6:45 - 8:15pm

Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, and 24
6 - 8 pm

Tuesday, September 8
6 - 9 pm

Wednesday, September 9
6 - 8 pm

Saturday, September 12
11 am - 6 pm

Tuesday, September 15
6 - 9 pm

Wednesday, September 16
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Wednesday, September 16
6:45 - 9 pm

Tuesday, September 22
2 - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, September 22
6 - 9 pm

Wednesday and Thursday, September 23 and 24
6 - 9 pm

Tuesday, September 29
2 - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, September 29
6 - 8 pm

Wednesday, September 30
6 - 9 pm

Thursday, October 1
6 - 9 pm

Friday, October 2
5 - 8 pm
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Open Music Sessions and KGNU Anniversary Party at Denver Open Media, September 4
On the first Friday of each month, DOM hosts a community event with local performance groups, musical acts and nonprofit partners. These events are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 57 in Denver as well as streamed on DOM's website.  Events are cablecast and streamed live in Denver Open Media's Studio A.

Join DOM for this month's Open Music Sessions on Friday, September 4, featuring a live musical performance by The Anthony Russo Band.

The Anthony Russo Band
Denver blues band The Anthony Russo Band will highlight this month's Open Music Sessions, which will also celebrate the 11th anniversary of KGNU, the independent, non-commercial radio station for Denver and Boulder.

The event begins at 6 pm, with the live show and concert beginning at 8 pm. Join us for this FREE event, complete with food and drinks!

Please join our Facebook event and share us!


Friday, September 4
Doors open at 6 pm
Live Show 8 - 9 pm
Denver Open Media
700 Kalamath Street, Denver, CO
Web Client - Denver School of Science and Technology
On August 17th, the OMF web team launched a new website for the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST). Considered one of the best open-enrollment Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) schools in the country, DSST Public Schools boast the highest performance and secondary-school growth rate in Denver Public Schools.

"Working with DSST was an experience that helped ground our team even more in why we do what we do. Their students are amazingly successful, respectful, dedicated and just a blast to be around," Account Director Courtney Steele explains, "We really look forward to continuing this partnership and helping support the work that DSST does for Denver students, and look forward to future web/video integration projects with DSST."

Click here to view the website.
Web Client - Gary Community Investment Company
How do you tell and honor the almost 50 years of history of an organization creating unprecedented opportunities for Denver families and children? This challenge was posed to the OMF web team while working with long-standing client Gary Community Investment Company/The Piton Foundation (GCIC).

Working together, OMF and GCIC developed an engaging, storytelling timeline to feature the history, accomplishments and growth that made GCIC the organization it is today. GCIC is committed to using business and philanthropy together to help address problems facing children and families in Colorado.

Click here to view the timeline.
Video Client - Colorado Education Initiative
OMF has worked with The Colorado Education Initiative on several video projects this year, two of which involved our production team taking a trip to beautiful Pagosa Springs, Colorado. CEI Health & Wellness highlights the importance of health and wellness in schools, and the innovative ways the Archuleta School District is incorporating health and wellness throughout their curriculum. CEI - School Climate & Advisory focuses on the addition of an advisory program at Pagosa Springs High School, and how this simple change has helped each student build a stronger relationship with a teacher in their school, thus improving the overall school climate.

Click here to learn more about these and other client videos produced by the Open Media Foundation.
Meet AmeriCorps VISTA Member Kelsey Mischke
Join us in welcoming AmeriCorps VISTA member Kelsey Mischke to the OMF team.

Kelsey studied sociology at Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minnesota, where she developed a love for volunteering and service work, aspirations of attending graduate school for inequality studies with a direction in research, yet with a desire to be more, understand more, and give more.

"To truly understand and cultivate change, you have to immerse yourself in the stories and experiences of those who experience oppression," Kelsey explains.

Following the advice of friends, many of whom are former AmeriCorps VISTAs, Kelsey took the plunge and began seeking out a VISTA service project that aligned with her passions. And she unexpectedly stumbled upon the perfect organization - Open Media Foundation.  

Kelsey joins two other extraordinary AmeriCorps VISTAs, Nicole and Alice, in working to grow the capacity of OMF.

"Specifically, I will be focusing on fundraising and donor relations, as well as some community outreach. I am very excited to meet everyone who is bringing OMF's mission to life and hope to cultivate meaningful  relationships that extend beyond my year at OMF. Here's to using media to create a better world!"

Click here to read more about Kelsey and the other staff at Open Media Foundation.