"We can't arrest our way out of this. It's just impossible." In a town of less than 5,000 people, the Chatham Police Department has helped over 170 residents get into rehab. 

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Producer: Lena Jackson - Shooter, Editor, Producer: Danny Beard

Winner - Webby Award, Webby People's Voice Award for the series I STOOD UP TO HATE

Some have called this a new age of hate. Attacks against immigrants, people of color, religious groups and the LGBTQ community are on the rise across America. Donald Trump’s election has emboldened white supremacists and normalized bigotry and hate violence.

How should we respond? This series aims to answer that question with a wide range of voices—a young Muslim woman who confronted the man who called her family “terrorists,” a student who mobilized hundreds of people to walk a Black classmate across campus after she was threatened by a racist, an activist who breaks down how anyone can intervene in a hate incident, and a former neo-Nazi who has now devoted her life to stopping hate.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Supervising Producer: Allie Jaynes - Creative Director, Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard Editors: Sara Wasserman, Gabriel Vega - Graphic Design: Genevieve LaCroix, Kirsten Elharda - Network: FMG

“The black community and the Latino community—we face so many of the same conditions and the same attacks.” Meet the Oakland activists joining forces to fight Trump’s anti-immigrant policies.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Lena Jackson - Cinematographer, Editor and Producer: Danny Beard

Still to this day, people—all they see is a white cowboy or a white cowgirl. That's the only image they have. What we're trying to do is change that." Here's how an all African-American rodeo is bringing black cowboys back into the spotlight. 

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash Senior Producer: Lena Jackson Cinematographer, Editor and Producer: Danny Beard

The Dominican Republic is known for its prominent presence in Major League Baseball and also for making the sport a way of life.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Heidi Burkey - Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard and John Regaldo

High school senior Kelly Charley is developing a solar heater for the thousands of homes in the Navajo Nation that don't have access to electricity. Many people, including Kelly's grandparents, heat their homes with coal, which researchers believe may be a major cause of respiratory illnesses in the Nation. "Why am I letting my grandparents go through this, when I could do something about it?" says Kelly. 

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Allie Jaynes - Producer, Editor Cinematographer: Danny Beard          Assistant Editor: Sara Wasserman - Graphics: Angelica Baini

The Maasai are one of the most culturally distinct tribes in Africa. They can be found in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania but their nomadic way of life is under threat. Will the changes that come with land rights, education, religion and modernization change this tribe forever?

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Lacey Ulemaheur - Cinematographer: John Regalado                         Editors: John Regalado & Danny Beard

“Dammit, at some point in your life, you gotta try. You gotta make that stand because if you don’t, you’ve already lost.” Cherri Foytlin is heading up a movement to fight the Bayou Bridge pipeline extension, a proposed project from the company behind the controversial Dakota Access pipeline.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Allie Jaynes - Cinematographer, Editor and Producer: Danny Beard    Assistant Editor and Videographer: Sara Wasserman - Assistant Editor: Gabriel Vega Graphics: Angelica Baini

The digital age is redefining the way we engage in the political process. As an immigrant from China, one 18-year-old voter researched both political parties to find her own voice and vote, and she's raising political awareness through tweets to teens.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Heidi Burkey - Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard

Winner - Webby Award, Webby People's Voice Award for the series I STOOD UP TO HATE

Some have called this a new age of hate. Attacks against immigrants, people of color, religious groups and the LGBTQ community are on the rise across America. Donald Trump’s election has emboldened white supremacists and normalized bigotry and hate violence.

How should we respond? This series aims to answer that question with a wide range of voices—a young Muslim woman who confronted the man who called her family “terrorists,” a student who mobilized hundreds of people to walk a Black classmate across campus after she was threatened by a racist, an activist who breaks down how anyone can intervene in a hate incident, and a former neo-Nazi who has now devoted her life to stopping hate.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Supervising Producer: Allie Jaynes - Creative Director, Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard Editors: Sara Wasserman, Gabriel Vega - Graphic Design: Genevieve LaCroix, Kirsten Elharda - Network: FMG

Dadaab, in eastern Kenya is the world's largest refugee camp. Opened in 1991, the camp is home to 500,000 refugees. Recently, the Kenyan government said it would no longer host refugees out of fear the camp is a breeding ground for the terrorist organization al-Shabaab. The U.N. says shutting down the camp would be a humanitarian crisis, leaving the future and safety of the refugees uncertain.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Lacey Ulemaheur - Cinematographer: John Regalado                         Editors: John Regalado & Danny Beard

Cuba has a long history of dominating amateur boxing. Professional boxing has been banned since the revolution, but that doesn't mean the Cuban school of boxing doesn't hold back the punches.  Take a look inside of the the premier boxing gyms in Havana, Cuba. 


Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Lacey Ulemaheur - Cinematographer: John Regalado                         Editors: John Regalado & Danny Beard

“You have Navajo people praying against Navajo people over here.” Here’s the inside story of how a small group of activists stopped construction of a tram to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. For 6 years, people on the Navajo Nation debated the construction of a contentious project: the Grand Canyon Escalade, a multimillion-dollar tourism development that would have included a tram to the bottom of the canyon, right at the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers—a place of great spiritual significance to the Navajo, Hopi, Havasupai and other Indigenous tribes in the area. This is the story of a small, determined group that helped stop it. 

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Allie Jaynes - Cinematographer, Editor and Producer: Danny Beard    Assistant Editor: Sara Wasserman - Assistant Editor: Gabriel Vega

2015 was a formative year for transgender athletes with Caitlyn Jenner publicly announcing her name change, Chris Mosier becoming the first transgender man to make the U.S. National Team and the IOC adapting its guidelines for the Summer Olympics in Rio. The conversation surrounding transgender athletes has reached a fever pitch. This special examines the question: do transgender athletes have a competitive advantage? Through professional voices and personal storytelling we explore the debate.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Heidi Burkey - Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard and John Regaldo

28-year-old Bronx native Jerelyn Rodriguez is using the power of coding to propel her community into the information economy. She's the co-founder of The Knowledge House, a nonprofit that teaches tech skills to low-income youth, arming them with portfolios that make them competitive with grads from top colleges. "It's not just, 'Oh, I’m a part of a coding bootcamp and I get classes for free,'" says Rodriguez. "No, you are a part of bringing economic empowerment to your neighborhood." 

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash Senior - Producer: Allie Jaynes - Producer, Editor and Cinematography: Danny Beard        Editor: Sara Wasserman Graphics: Angelica Baini

Jannet Fernandez travels to Friendship Park in San Diego once a week to see her mom. The park has become a meeting place for families who are divided by the U.S.-Mexico border.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Lacey Ulemaheur - Producer: Danny Beard

Mayor Pete Buttigieg doesn't want to be confined by labels and he's working hard to make sure South Bend isn't either. In a rustbelt economy once labeled as one of America's dying cities, he is re-inventing the city by using the structures of the past to create new business for today.

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash - Senior Producer: Heidi Burkey - Cinematography, Editing: Danny Beard

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