By Kevin Clark
Dakar Foundation had the pleasure to meet with Ruben Garcia from CAA Multicultural about partnering on the development of Diversity Digital Media pipeline from Silicon Beach/Hollywood to high school class rooms in in South Los Angeles County. The conversation was directed by mutual interest in making an impact on the numbers of qualified candidates needed to submit for apprenticeship opportunities being developed by content-technology icons in places such as Silicon Beach. Below is an example of CAA recruitment.
Tuesday Feb 10th
Ray Kurtzman Theater, CAA
CAA hosted a energy charged panel of opportunities for African Americans in Hollywood. The event was co-produced by the Multicultural Committee of CAA and the Los Angeles Urban League. The theater and an overflow room of aspiring to seasoned media types were the recipients of testimonials from the panel as well as a spirited question and answer session. The panelist are featured below: