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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa

The National Minority Consortia (NMC) – comprised of Latino Public Broadcasting, The Center for Asian American Media, Pacific Islanders in Communications, National Black Programming Consortium, and Vision Maker Media – will co-present the new PBS documentary series AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA launching Thursday, October 2nd on WORLD Channel, and on PBS beginning […]More


Unnatural Causes

A seven part series on public television, UNNATURAL CAUSES is about people and communities creating better chances for health and well-being by improving access to resources. The wages we’re paid, the neighborhoods we live in, the schools we attend, our access to resources and even our tax policies are health issues every bit as critical as diet, smoking and exercise. More

NMC My Source Spots

Jessica Torres grew up on children’s programs like Barney and Arthur. The series, American Family, gave her hope—and the opportunity to see Chicanas like her on television! Jessica produced some short films featured on San Antonio’s KRLN that won awards. PBS is Jessica’s connection to inspiration and community. See More My Source Spots

National Minority Consortia Pipeline Reel

Reflective of America’s diversity, these clips create an exciting portrait of the NMC. Diverse in tone and style yet united in a shared passion for story-telling these works celebrate, illuminate, and challenge the layered meanings of our shared stake in the American dream. More

Featured Project
American Graduate

American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by CPB to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.

American Grad - Blue & White
Jacquie Jones, NBPC, Luis Ortiz, LPB; Pat Harrison, CPB; Ruth Bolan, PIC; Stephen Gong, CAAM; Shirley Sneve, NAPT
Jacquie Jones, NBPC, Luis Ortiz, LPB; Pat Harrison, CPB; Ruth Bolan, PIC; Stephen Gong, CAAM; Shirley Sneve, NAPT

About the National Minority Consortia (NMC)

The NMC has emerged as a leader in the field of independent filmmaking and more recently in digital media. We fund film and media makers, present works on public television and other venues, exhibit films and videos, and distribute works to schools and libraries. In addition, we facilitate a new media institute, production training, skills advancement, and career development through workshops, lectures and counseling. With primary funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the NMC serves as an important component of American public television.