About I AM NOT THE MEDIA
Incorporated in May 2011, I AM not the MEdia is a 501C3 non-profit organization founded in Charlotte, NC. The organization strives to promote self pride with its national campaign for all ages, and educate teens (ages 13-18) and young adults (ages 19-24) through programs and educational events that teach media literacy.
Our mission is to empower teens and young adults to become conscious viewers of the media, critical decision makers, and to embrace their individuality and uniqueness through media literacy and media creation.
Our vision is to create new generations of confident, conscious and healthy media consumers and media makers.
WHAT IS MEDIA LITERACY
Media literacy is the ability to read hidden and unhidden messages in the media. Media literacy also involves the ability to understand how media messages influence your life in a healthy and/or unhealthy way. For more information about media literacy, CLICK HERE to visit The Center of Media and Child Health website.