Carlos Pareja is the Training and Policy Director at People's Production House. Mr. Pareja is a media activist, educator and filmmaker who has worked with both adult and youth populations teaching video production and media literacy and organizing around media access. Previously, Carlos has worked with Paper Tiger Television, the Educational Video Center, Indymedia and Brooklyn Community Access Television. His documentaries have screened as part of The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, Whitney Biennial and the Museum of Modern Art. He is a firm believer that access to media creation tools, knowledge of media production technique and open distribution platforms are key to a functional democracy.