Welcome to the OC2022 Impact Hub
On this page you'll find inspiring opportunities to solve for the issues you've just learned about.
Simply navigate through all of the curated solutions below and access them by clicking on any of the links accompanying them.
Support More Fantastic Films BYkids
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Download the Education Guide for Against the Current
This BYkids School Guide is designed to help teachers expand students’ use of this film from passive watching to active, deeply personalized learning. Included are three sample Pathways, each driven by an essential question to challenge students.
About Native American Students Postsecondary Education
Because Native Americans (both American Indians and Alaska Natives) comprise less than 1% of both the U.S. undergraduate and graduate student population, these students are often left out of postsecondary research and data reporting due to small sample size.
Being a Native American Teen Today
Emanuel Vigil, the Jicarilla Apache teen who introduced Michelle Obama at the Santa Fe Indian School commencement, discusses the complexities of indigenous life.
FAQ's About Native American Cultures and Traditions
Frequently asked questions about Native American culture and traditions in their daily lives.
Podcast from Native Hope
This podcast features a Division I football player from the reservation, speaking about hardships, heritage and persistence.
Daunnette and Others Discuss Misconceptions
7 Native American girls debunk the common misconceptions about their culture.
Finding Solutions to Global Poverty & Injustice
6 Ways to Take Action to Support Native Americans
For decades, advocates have pushed back on the narrative of Christopher Columbus as the hero who “discovered” America. Instead of celebrating Columbus Day on Oct. 12, states and cities across the United States have replaced the federal holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Volunteer to Support Native Americans
Red Feather volunteers come from all over the country (and the world) to work with us to improve housing on the reservations. We simply could not be successful without all of them. Consider volunteering with us for a few hours, days, or beyond to join a solidarity movement for healthier homes for all.
Support Our Voices
A community that speaks for itself can change and heal itself. Join us in amplifying the power of film where that magic is most needed.
BYkids produces inspiring youth-created documentaries about pressing global issues to use as catalysts for empathy, connection and change.
FilmAid harnesses the power of film to support vulnerable communities worldwide. We put cameras in people's hands no matter who or where they are, democratizing who gets to tell their story.
Amplifying Indigenous Voices
Get a sneak peek of the films in Season 1 of the Reciprocity Project by watching the trailers.
Reciprocity Project is a short film series and multimedia platform made in partnership with Indigenous storytellers and their communities worldwide. This unique partnership between Nia Tero, the Upstander Project, and REI uplifts Indigenous storytellers in authentic storytelling toward a wider understanding of Indigenous knowledge and the wisdom to bring out planet back into balance.
Get the Latest Updates
Follow Reciprocity Project on Instagram to stay up on screenings and to see behind-the-scenes photos from Season 2.
Find a Film Festival
Enjoy Season 1 of the Reciprocity Project on big screens at film festivals near you.