Cara Lisa Berg Powers

Cara is currently the Co-Director at Press Pass TV.  She is an innovative strategic thinker working across a variety of disciplines build the capacity of communities to create meaningful and lasting change. With over 12 years experience in youth media and non-profit management, she has developed youth media programs in Boston, Lowell and Worcester. In addition to time spent on the Adjunct Faculty at Wheelock College and UMASS Boston, Cara has guest lectured at Worcester State University, Northeastern University, MIT, Simmons College, and Amherst College. She has produced programming for MTV & NBC, and has provided training in media and social change to non-profit leaders like Oxfam and Facing History & Ourselves. Cara is currently completing her doctorate n Educational Leadership and Change and her first book By Any Media Necessary, a guide for engaging youth in change through media is available at She is the Vice-Chair of the Worcester Human Rights Commission and also serves on the Board of Directors for the PleasantStreet Neighborhood Network Center in the neighborhood that she and her husband reside in.

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