Matt Gannon is a Multimedia Production Intern at the ACLU of Maryland. As a junior at Dartmouth College, he studies Film and Media, Sociology, and English. As a lifelong Marylander and an advocate for people experiencing homelessness, he has worked throughout the DMV to organize lobbying efforts, teach-ins, and fundraisers centered on poverty alleviation. As a student filmmaker working at the intersection of media and advocacy, he has directed several short documentaries focused on homelessness, police brutality, and systemic racism. His films have been broadcast on national television, have been featured in a dozen international film festivals, and have garnered six “Best Student Documentary” awards. He also works as a reporter and video journalist for Street Sense Media, which produces a biweekly paper focused on the untold stories of people experiencing homelessness in Washington, D.C.
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