Community Visions Vol. 7

Produced by: 
Scribe Video Center and Various Community Organizations

Community Visions Compilation Price:

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $139.00
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $79.00
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00



The Community Visions program teaches documentary video-making skills to members of community organizations in Philadelphia, Chester and Camden (NJ). A powerful way to document community concerns, celebrate cultural diversity, and comment on the human condition, Community Visions is a part of Scribe’s mission to explore, develop and advance the use of video, film, audio and interactive technology as artistic tools and as tools for progressive social change. This DVD features 3 films.


Films Included In The Compilation:

Who Pays? We Pay!: The Cost Of Health Care Fraud by the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)

This video from CARIE's Healthcare Fraud Education Project examines the price older Americans must pay when healthcare fraud -- particularly in the cases of Medicare and Medicaid, government health insurance plans that primarily protect senior citizens -- goes unchecked. Should you balk when your doctor offers to pay you for every Medicare or Medicaid eligible patient you refer? Why were you billed not once, but twice, for services you never received? What should you say when a friend asks to use your Medicare card? (00:12:19) Read more

Ready Or Not, Here We Come - Voices Of Child Care Workers by Worthy Wage Campaign

If we value our children so much, why is child care one of the lowest paying professions in the country? This video documents the work of the Worthy Wage Campaign in their efforts to raise awareness of the importance of America's child care providers. While childcare providers take on one of the greatest responsibilities, they have traditionally been on the lowest rung of the pay and benefits scale. In Ready Or Not Here We Come, the audience is introduced to childcare providers, in both homes and centers, and parents who recognize the necessity for this workforce and its supporters to organize for quality pay and de facto respect. The Worthy Wage Campaign, a program of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children, has sold and distributed more than 300 copies of the video since its completion in 1998, and makes copies available for regular viewing at its DVAEYC office (00:17:00). Read more

Teens on Sex by Youth Health Empowerment Project

An informative look at adolescent sexual health by an eclectic group of Philadelphia teens and teen peer educators of the Youth Health Empowerment Project. The video was collaboratively made with Y-HEP teen volunteers who powerfully deconstruct myths ("You can't get pregnant your first time."), address common concerns, and give useful, experience-based advice to their peers (00:18:00). Read more