Blog May 21, 2018

Teaming up with C-SPAN to Celebrate the Communities Charter Serves

We’ve partnered with C-SPAN to help them travel the country! C-SPAN will be touring the U.S. as part of its 50 Capitals Tour to share their story and resources with students, educators, book lovers, history buffs and those interested in politics. C-SPAN will also be meeting winning student filmmakers from across the country as part of C-SPAN’s 2018 StudentCam competition.

Part of putting Charter’s customers first means forming real partnerships with the communities we serve. We are particularly proud of our work with C-SPAN and its annual StudentCam Competition.

In Charter’s footprint alone, 101 students have been recognized and honored by C-SPAN for their work on 48 award-winning documentary films. To celebrate and encourage the work of these talented students, we are co-hosting a series of award ceremonies at schools across the country with C-SPAN, local elected officials, educators, and community leaders. Our map below shows you where we’ve been and where we’re headed. Hover your mouse over the icons for more details about each stop. We’ll be updating this map with photos and information as the events occur.

For this year’s competition, middle and high school students from across the country were asked to put together a video on a topic related to the theme, “The Constitution & You.” Students chose a provision of the U.S. Constitution and created a video illustrating of why that provision is important to them. You can watch all 150 prize-winning videos and hear their perspectives on various provisions from the U.S. Constitution.

C-SPAN is also on a 50 Capitals Tour, a nationwide tour bringing the C-SPAN Bus to all 50 U.S. Capitals to welcome visitors and provide a platform for state and local leaders, educators and residents to share their viewpoints on state and national issues impacting their communities.

Follow the StudentCam winners on twitter with #SpectrumStudentCam, and chart the C-SPAN’s bus tour progress on their official account.