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Out In The Field: VMM Staff Visit Washington, D.C.

Vision Maker Media (VMM) Executive Director Francene Blythe-Lewis and Director of Accounting & Finance Gregg Jablonski attended the American Public Television Stations (APTS) Public Media Summit held in person for the first time since 2019, on Monday, February 27–March 1, 2023 in Washington, D.C. The theme of the Public Media Summit was “Inventing the Future”…

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CommUNITY Events

Past and Present Events

Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.


Program Coordinator

(Hataža Mani Winga)​

"Cinema Aficionado"

Role: Jordana is excited to engage with different Native/Indigenous communities. Her passion for working with youth will help develop the Native Youth Media Project. She will also assist with the Creative Shorts Fellowship (CSF) to help organize deliverables for filmmakers.