ASPIRE

Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment

 

Peter Samuelson, MA, President

peter.samuelson@aspirelab.org

 

Dr. D. Andy Rice, PhD, ASPIRE Fellow at UCLA

andyrice@ucla.edu

 

The Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment (ASPIRE) partners with universities, community organizations, scholars, and activists to advocate for sustainability and social justice through media-focused teaching and research.  ASPIRE teaches digital media production to undergraduates of all majors to enhance their lifelong capacities to undertake social issue advocacy.

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In this clip, Dreyfous reflects on the changing relationships amongst policy, philanthropy, and documentary media since the 1980s.

Geralyn Dreyfous shows the audience a still image model of Hope House, designed to be a save haven for girls in Calcutta, India who live in and around the red light district.  Dreyfous is currently fundraising for this project.

Geralyn Dreyfous shows the audience a still image model of Hope House, designed to be a save haven for girls in Calcutta, India who live in and around the red light district.  Dreyfous is currently fundraising for this project.

Applause for Geralyn Dreyfous at the end of her question and answer session.

Applause for Geralyn Dreyfous at the end of her question and answer session.