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Made Into America

Elliot Margolies - February 8, 2015

We are building an archive of immigration stories to highlight the vital role of immigrants in the US and the heroic odysseys away from everything familiar – leading to re-invented lives. Please visit the archive, read some of the accounts (some are videos; most are written) and leave a comment when you are so moved. Read More…

Make The Call

nod_user - September 16, 2013

The Make the Call television show – co-produced by the East Palo Alto Police Dept. and the Media Center – profiles unsolved homicide cases (“cold cases”). It features the friends and families of murder victims and local law enforcement, to humanize the victims, encourage witnesses to get involved, and elicit information that will help solve Read More…

Michael Killen on Sustainability

Elliot Margolies -

Produced by Charlie Class, hosted by Michael Killen. The show enables viewers to discover how artists and business persons of all types create the new. Michael Killen asks them how they developed from childhood to do what they do, how they think, what are they creating now, and where are they going in the future. Read More…

Alive and Free Youth Media

Elliot Margolies - September 13, 2013

“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two Read More…

Borderless Dreams

Elliot Margolies - November 5, 2010

Telling documentary co-produced by the Media Center and the Day Worker Center of Mountain View – looks at the lives and work of undocumented migrants who came to Mountain View, CA to provide for their families.