WOO Films

Windows of Opportunity: A Talk with Hal Eisenberg

You. Better. With Julia Maddox. Two weeks ago I had the honor of interviewing one of the great leaders of New York City, Hal Eisenberg.  The work his non-profit organization, Windows of Opportunity, has done for the youth of Queens is nothing short of exceptional. How does he do it? He walks the walk and he talks the talk, and he invites the youth of Queens to do the same. With successful programs like Rock Ur Heart Out, the Shortstack Modeling Program, WOO Films, and The Inner [...]

Meet Olivia Mignone: Unreasonable Woman Hall of Fame Inductee

Let me start this blog post by declaring that I know next to nothing about fashion. I own three pairs of earrings and only one ring – my wedding ring. My wardrobe primarily consists of black clothing and I wear nothing but sensible shoes. The only pair of heels I’ve purchased over the past decade were for my wedding and somehow I lost them at the reception. I don’t miss them.

New York-Based, International Violinist Queen Rose Completes the Central Park filming of her groundbreaking BUILDING BRIDGES video.

Free Download Available Now Aimed at fostering an intercultural dialogue about peace among all peoples, the video’s key partner is Hal Eisenberg of New York City youth nonprofit, Windows of Opportunity. Pop, soul and world music producer, singer/songwriter and violinist Queen Rose braced herself and her crew against sub-freezing temps to complete the mid-January 2012 filming of her BUILDING BRIDGES music video in Central Park. A groundbreaking project undertaken with strategic partner Hal Eisenberg, executive director of Windows of Opportunity, Inc., a [...]

Building Bridges Promo Video

Creating intercultural communication to foster peace. Building Bridges written & produced by Queen Rose & Mark A Lowe Executive produced by Queen Rose & Marvels ‘Magic’ Marvelous Royal Records, 2010 A Queen Rose, Inc. Production http://queenrose.net/ In association with Windows of Opportunity, Inc. For more info on Building Bridges, please visit http://www.wearebuildingbridges.org/

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION…YOUTH FILM AWARDS REACH QUEENS

Queens Village, New York, April 30, 2011 – The anticipation was in the air, families gathered around the many tables enjoying an array of pasta and salads, and a projector along with a large screen awaited to tell the stories of impassioned youth. It is the first annual WOO Film Awards, the culmination of an annual innovative program created by nonprofit Windows of Opportunity. One would never know they were walking into the church basement at Hollis Woods Community [...]