Category Archives: IMC

Section 20 of the UCIMC Personnel Policy, adopted March 20, 2012

“UC-IMC is committed to creating and maintaining a work place free of sexual harassment.  Improper conduct in the workplace is inappropriate and will not be tolerated.  This conduct includes: –Express or implied requests for sexual favors as a condition of … Continue reading

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Community Radio Broadcasters and Builders Converged at GRC 2012

Community radio broadcasters and builders converged at GRC 2012 Originally posted at Radio Survivor on July 31, 2012 by Paul Riismandel   Jennifer Waits and I attended the Grassroots Radio Conference this past weekend in Urbana, IL. These are my … Continue reading

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Grassroots Radio Conference Coming to Urbana: Hundreds converging July 26-29 to chart the future of community radio.

From July 26-29, the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center will be hosting the Grassroots Radio Conference (GRC), an annual conference celebrating the vibrant and democratic medium of local, community-driven radio. Highlights include a Friday night keynote by New York Times best-selling … Continue reading

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Acceptance Speech by Danielle Chynoweth for Woman of the Year Award 2011

On October 13, 2011, UC-IMC co-founder Danielle Chynoweth was presented with the Woman of the Year Award at an event organized by the News-Gazette. To a packed room of more than 300 people, she gave the speech that appears below. … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Reporter Visits UCIMC

Franc Contreras, a reporter for Al Jazeera based in Mexico City stopped by the IMC when he was in town. He gave a talk on campus about the drug war in Mexico sponsored by La Casa, the Department for Dept. … Continue reading

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Know A Teen Who Would Love A Hands-On Creativity Camp?

The Independent Media Center is hosting its third annual IndyMedia & Arts Lab! The Lab will take place August 1 – August 5th and August 8 – August 12, 2011 from 9-3 pm. Teens ages 10-16 are invited to engage … Continue reading

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UCIMC/AmeriCorps Year-End Graduation Celebration

Six AmeriCorps members will celebrate their achievements at the second annual UCIMC/AmeriCorps Year-End Graduation Celebration August 5, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway, Urbana. The celebration will include a photo presentation … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of The 1999 WTO “Battle Of Seattle” On Champaign-Urbana

During the late summer and early fall of 1999, I saw a multitude of e-mails and postings on the relatively new internet, from numerous citizens’ organizations and individuals, indicating their plans to go to Seattle in November to protest the … Continue reading

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Update From Kenya IMC

FIVE DAYS AGO, ON THE 27th OF DECEMBER, I stood in a queue for six hours—from 5.30 AM to 11.30 AM, waiting for my turn to cast a vote in my country Kenya’s presidential, parliamentary and civic elections. When the … Continue reading

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New York City IMC Responds to the Death of Brad Will

New York City Brad Will was killed on October 27, 2006, in Oaxaca, Mexico, while working as a journalist for the global Indymedia network. He was shot in the torso while documenting an armed, paramilitary assault on the Popular Assembly … Continue reading

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