I Spark Change Podcast

Ep#109: Empowering Youth Voices; The "Will You Hear Me Now?" Project

March 20, 2024 Rick Ornelas Season 2 Episode 109
I Spark Change Podcast
Ep#109: Empowering Youth Voices; The "Will You Hear Me Now?" Project
Show Notes

In this episode, Rick interviews Michael Finan, a five-time Emmy Award-winning director and producer making waves in the fight against gun violence in U.S. schools. As a father of two, Michael's passion for children's issues and advocacy shines through in his work, including numerous creative media projects to raise awareness and inspire change. With over two decades of experience in the film and television industry, Michael has a knack for crafting compelling narratives that resonate with audiences and drive meaningful action.

Throughout the conversation, Michael shares insights into his groundbreaking project, "Will You Hear Me Now?" which empowers youth voices to speak out against gun violence. From his innovative approach to filmmaking to his dedication to amplifying the voices of young people, Michael's commitment to making schools safer is palpable. Join us as we delve into his journey, inspiration, and vision for a future where every child can learn and thrive without fear.

This episode is a MUST-LISTEN! 🎙🚀


We will discuss the following:


⭐️ Trust and authenticity are paramount in engaging young people in social impact projects.

⭐️ Empowering youth by involving them in the creative process.

⭐️ The Will You Hear Me Now project serves as a platform for young people to express their thoughts and concerns about gun violence in schools, advocating for safer learning environments.

⭐️ Michael Finnan's extensive experience in media production demonstrates the power of storytelling to raise awareness and effect positive change.


& more...


Get ready to learn more about Michael Finan.






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