If so, submit a video idea for our Rooted in Rights Storytellers Series! If your idea is selected, you'll receive a $300 stipend, and you'll collaborate with us to make your video.
We feel that people with disabilities have an authentic voice and story to tell.
Work with us to write your script and film your video with our Storytellers Kit, which includes an iPhone 6 smartphone. And then we'll work with you to edit your video and promoted it widely through the Rooted in Rights social media channels.
If you're interested in becoming a Storyteller for our Storytellers Series, please fill out the form below and create a 1 minute video describing the story you want to tell.
Guidelines for Storyteller Videos:1) It must be about a disability rights issue.2) Cannot contain hate speech.3) Cannot be a form of lobbying for legislation nor endorse any candidate.4) And cannot be used to advertise a specific organization or business.
If you don’t have the time to make a video, you can always stay involved by writing a blog for our website http://www.rootedinrights.org/about/submit-a-blog-idea/, and/or support our Storytellers by signing up on patreon.com/RiRStorytellers.
Deadline for submissions: Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.
If this submission form is inaccessible to you, links for videos uploaded to YouTube can also be sent to our Storytellers Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
***NOTE: We will not be accepting videos that have been "finished" or completed prior to the release of the Storytellers Submissions application.
Remember, this is your chance to show us your personality on camera, so don't hold back!
Once your video is complete, please upload the video to YouTube and include the link to the uploaded video in the form below. **Make sure your video is Public or Unlisted, or we will not be able to access it.