Palika Makam

U.S. Program Coordinator
WITNESS
Participates in 2 items

Palika is a media activist from Chicago using video as a tool for change. She is the US Program Coordinator at WITNESS - a human rights non profit that supports and trains activists around the world to use video to expose human rights abuses for advocacy and evidentiary purposes. Palika's work in the US focuses on using video, data and storytelling to expose ICE and border patrol, fight deportations, and advocate for immigrant rights. Learn more: Eyes on ICE: Using Video to Advocate for Immigrant RightsPalika has trained thousands of activists and directly affected communities around the world - from New York to South Africa to Ferguson to Palestine - working on issues like police violence, education inequality, and racial justice. She believes that visual documentation and counter narratives are integral to creating systemic change, and hopes to help equip more people with the documentation skills and support necessary to bear witness to injustice.

Sessions in which Palika Makam participates

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
  • Duty of Care: Protecting Vulnerable Sources
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  • Film L.A. - Meeting Room
  • 11:30 AM  - 1:00 PM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Panel
    TransparencyJournalism