Who We Are
Created and Produced by Rachel Falcone & Michael Premo
All Stories and Multimedia Recorded and Produced by Rachel Falcone and Michael Premo, unless otherwise noted
Photography by Michael Premo
Assistant Producer and Mastering Engineer DJ Oja Vincent
Community Engagement and Program Consultant Jennifer Carr MacArthur, Borderline Media
Volunteers that have contributed to Housing is a Human Right: Wai Yee Poon, Tamara Shapiro, Nandi Dill, Laila Petrone, Kevin Worthington, Anne Bozack and Jennifer Terry
Rachel Falcone, Creator, Co-Producer, is a creative producer who has worked on such interview-based projects as EarSay Inc., None On Record and the award-winning national history project StoryCorps. Her independent radio documentaries and multimedia have been broadcast internationally, and shared through interactive installations in partnership with The Laundromat Project, MoCADA, SUPERFRONT Gallery, Adriala Gallery, Chashama Studios, the New Museum, MAPP International Productions, Asian Arts Initiative, Occupy the Empty Space and NPN/VAN. She has presented her art and organizing work at numerous festivals, educational institutions and other venues across the country, and she teaches oral history and storytelling for movement building in collaboration with institutions like the Museum of the City of New York, People’s Production House, the Institute for Social Ecology and others. She studied Philosophy at University College London and Vassar College.
Michael Premo, Creator, Co-Producer, is a multidisciplinary artist, theater producer, and arts consultant, who has worked with the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, EarSay, Inc, StoryCorps and The Civilians, among many others. He was a founding producer and curator of The Globesity Festival: Hunger Strike Theater. Michael studied the role of arts in social and political organizing at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
DJ Oja, Assistant Producer and Mixing/Mastering Engineer, is an educator, producer and DJ/turntablist whose life work is to create, connect & be part of the global movement to build community. He is an engineer / producer with Earthdriver live arts collective (and record label) and the owner of Sun Sound/Sunchild Productions which has provided sound design for TV (Sesame Street, etc), live theatre performance (Osage Avenue etc) visual art shows, live musical performances (Toni Blackman, etc) festivals and conferences (United States Social Justice Forum 2007 & 2010, etc) and radio programs.
Jennifer Carr, Community Engagement and Program Consultant, is a media professional with over 12 years of experience in programming, licensing, distribution, marketing and outreach for independent, alternative and social issue media projects. She recently produced StoryCorps Griot’s national oral history tour in partnership with NPR and the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian. Current clients include Emmy® award-winning filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris’ Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, and the national outreach campaign for the documentary film Beyond the Bricks.