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Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Awards Grant to Film Lab for Diversity Programming
Supporting diversity in mainstream media, the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce awarded a Community Benefit Grant to the Asian American Film Lab for 2015 programming devoted to the promotion and support of ethnic and gender diversity in media.
The MCC is a non-profit member organization, which serves as a primary resource and help for small and mid-size firms doing business in Manhattan. The MCC represents the voice of over 100,000 companies in Manhattan and partners with over 300 diverse business organizations. The MCC supports the business community through advocating for positive business legislation, hosting 3-4 monthly networking events and seminars, expanding marketing opportunities and international outreach. The MCC’s mission is to advocate for, connect and educate the business community in Manhattan. The MCC is also focused on providing opportunities for women and minority business owners (http://www.manhattancc.org/
The Film Lab is a non-profit 501(c)(3) headquartered in New York City that provides free or low cost programming to promote and support ethnic and gender diversity in film and television. Its programs and newest production arm, AAFL TV, have been featured on CUNY TV (http://youtu.be/
Aurora Betson, Treasurer