Video and Multimedia

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Video Links

Video 1: A Sense of Place and Community

Description: A National Geographic video of the Sudanese Lost Boys. Watch the Lost Boys experience for the first time what most Americans take for granted as they gain valuable insight on American norms.

Video 2: Amber Case: We’re Already Cyborgs

Description: National Geographic emerging explorer and cyborg anthropologist Amber Case studies how the interaction between humans and computers is changing the way we think, act, and understand our world.

Video 3: Homeless Youth

Description: Without intervention and support, the growing population of homeless youth risk incarceration, disease and a lifetime of struggle. Joining the discussion in partnership with the American Leadership Forum are guests Paul Curtis from California Coalition for Youth and Niki Jones of Wind Youth Services.

Video 4: Citizen Architect

Description: Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio is a documentary film on the late architect Mockbee, who dedicated his life, as a teacher and as an architect, to creating architecture that not only elevated the living standards of the rural poor but also provided “shelter for the soul.” Driven to make life better for the residents of underserved communities in the deep South, Mockbee intended to break down the modern interpretations of architecture.

Video 5: Salt Lake City’s Approach to Homelessness

Description: Salt Lake City has taken a novel strategy to reducing homelessness: give the homeless apartments. It’s simple and surprisingly effective.


Web Link

Web 1: Homelessness Solutions

Description: The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization for the homeless. Here, they share information on a number of proven strategies for addressing the issue of homelessness in one’s community.