EVC Films: Life Under Suspicion: Youth Perspectives on the NYPD’s Stop and Frisk Policy (2012), Breathing Easy (2012), Beyond Bullying (2013).
Creating three consecutive documentaries on topics that personally affect her, Raelene began her social justice journey as a high school student at EVC. She participated in a wide variety of EVC programs including the Youth Documentary Workshop (YDW), New Media Arts Apprenticeship (NMA), and Professional Development Program (PDP). Raelene worked as a teaching assistant in YDW, co-instructor in PDP, and co-host of EVC’s Docs and Dialogue screening series. She went on to pursue a Baccalaureate Degree in Theater to advocate for social change through acting, directing, and most importantly, playwriting.