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Stephen Blauweiss - Producer/Director is an independent filmmaker. His 25 years of experience encompass all aspects, from concept through final production, and he has produced over 75 short films, 3 features, and several music videos. He produces work on a wide variety of subjects, from art and education to social and environmental issues. A number of Blauweiss' films have been screened in museums, exhibitions, and festivals across the US, Europe, and Canada, and he has received NYSCA and NEA grants. His expertise includes producing, directing, editing, art directing, cinematography, lighting, and graphics.

A native of New York City, he has over twenty years of experience with clients including The New York Times, PBS, and CBS TV. Blauweiss is also a graphic designer and has taught for over 25 years, including a decade at Pratt Institute and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). Blauweiss is co-director and co-producer of Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal, a feature documentary chronicling how in the 1960s, federally funded urban renewal projects destroyed hundreds of working-class communities across America, including Kingston's Rondout neighborhood. The film has been screened across the Hudson Valley, Albany and New York City, and received numerous awards.

 

Karen Berelowitz - is an Artist and Entrepreneur with a non-profit management background. She has her own art business, Karmabee, featuring her black and white drawings printed on note cards, clothing and gifts. She ran her store in the Rondout neighborhood of Kingston from 2011 to 2016 and continues to sell her creations at the Kingston Farmers Market and in stores throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond.

Originally from South Africa, Berelowitz was previously a manager at the omega Institute in Rhineback, co=director of the Riecken Foundation building libraries in rural Central America and a consultant for the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC. She has a master's degree in International Development and is skilled in project management, writing, editing, research, social media, Spanish and small business. Berelowitz also enjoys teaching basic business skills to artists. She serves on the Board of Business Alliance of Kingston [BAK] and the Made in Kingston committee. Berelowitz joined Blauweiss Media as Producer and Studio Manager in 2016. She also appeared in the Lost Rondout Documentary and was a featured artist in one of Blauweiss Films' artist profiles that aired on PBS.

 

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I have Asperger's Syndrome, but I'm not letting it stop me! My name is K. Carter and I am part high school student, part volunteer-intern-extraordinaire here at EducatorLabs, where I'm getting to help with research and now a bit of outreach!

I'm lucky enough to get work experience, but I know not everyone else with Asperger's and other autistic disorders is so lucky and gets to live such an active life. I get self-conscious around people sometimes though I love to write, but over time I've been coming out of my shell by trying new things. I want others to do the same!

I'm trying to put together resources to help empower others with autism to be confident, social, and able to overcome their obstacles. My goal is to hear back from 25 people who have shared my findings, and then I can get credit for volunteering.
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