Dakar Media Academy was in the house, Saturday, October 8th, for the 2nd Annual Oscar Film Summit.  This day long event for high school and college students brought together Academy members and other film industry guests to discuss their professions as well as the paths they took to achieve career success. Wish some of my students could have been there, […]

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DAKAR connects learning, growing, and networking through Conference As Curriculum (CAC) events, which provide the professional learning you need to help your students, teachers, and school excel. We bring together the best minds in K–16 education ‘entitled the “Digital Pathway Initiative” CAC enables our student clients to connect with our technology-entertainment industry partners to provide  futuristic insights into career pathways. […]

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By Kevin Clark July 29- Los Angeles Valley College Dakar Foundation was invited to present at the  2016 LA Hi-Tech Summit, that took place at LAVC.  Our task was to engage the students in a conversation about Health, and to discuss their experiences with the topic in greater detail for application to produce a public service announcement. All topics, Health, Violence, Poverty, Youth […]

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Dakar Interactive envisions a regional program that is part of other national Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM) programs to provide children (students) as interns or employees for research institutions, and other related programs based on performance, or potential and recommendations of associated local Centers of Influence in Silicon Beach. Dakar recognizes that there is a population of talented […]

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The TechaThon Media Festival & Music Channel (TMFMC) will launch inside of the LongBeach Indie Festival that will feature workshops, panels, music showcases and one-of-a kind industry leader conversations, facilitated by Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Directors Guild of America, ALMA and NAACP Image Award winners, nominees, alongside international scholars. The TMFMC  will cover LIVE, the valuable dialogue between the entertainment […]

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Thursday June 9th kicked-off the 3rd annual Digital Media Educators Conference  (DMEC) held at College Of The Canyons.  Information Communication Technologies and Digital Media Los Angeles Region Director Daniel Watanabe and Warren Cater provided a great source of insight for Dakar in Digital E-Marketing. DMEC tracks focus on Career Pathways for digital media occupations, entrepreneurship and jobs where digital skills combine with […]

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June 7-USC-Los Angeles By Kevin Clark Tuesday, June 7th was a significant day in history. It was primary election day in California, where the first Women was crowned as the Democratic nominee for President, It was the late Prince Rogers Nelson’s Birthday, and it was the first ever social media week event engineered by LAUSD students. Dakar Media Academy with […]

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I do not ask that thou should front the fray, And drive the warring foemen from my sight; I only ask, O Lord, by night, by day, Strength for the fight. Paul Lawrence Dunbar-1906

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The HartBeat Digital Media Hub (HBDMH) is powered by Dakar Foundation and is  a physical and virtual location within HartBeat Studios where Students, Faculty, and Staff can get assistance with various media creation needs.  We’ll introduce the charter members of the program on Friday, June 21ST. Dakar Foundation is committed to strengthening and expanding collaboration with other LA County stakeholders in […]

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