Futuro Media Group

Futuro Media Group won seed funding to produce videos in their "Humanizing America" series and a corresponding digital event in talk show format. "Humanizing America" is a digital short series, which deconstructs stereotypes by presenting the human stories behind the American electorate and beyond.

La Machine: Organization Canvasses for Potential Voters


A New Lease on Life: The Joel Davis Story

Building on the growing clout of millennial voters, 25-year-old Antonio Valdovinos launched La Machine to get more young people of color engaged in politics, voting, and elected to public office. Maria Hinojosa imbeds with La Machine as the organization's volunteers canvass in Las Vegas, Nevada to find out more.


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Episode 9: Standing Rock


Standing Rock

Tribal rights attorney Tara Houska is part of a grassroots resistance movement protesting the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Maria Hinojosa travels to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota to understand how protest can inspire tangible political change.


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Citizen Power in the Humanizing America Series


Humanizing America Series

Join Humanizing America anchor Maria Hinojosa as she explores the issue of citizen power with some of the series' characters.


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