Steve Pierce & Branda Miller – The Sanctuary for Independent Media

Steve Pierce and Branda Miller talk about the beginnings of the Sanctuary for Independent Media, how a group of individuals dedicated to independent media felt that there was a need of a space to bring independent media, art and cultural activities to the community of Troy. They talk about the Sanctuary’s different initiatives and projects and the importance of independent media and local news at this time. Covid-19 has brought up challenges to the gatherings in The Sanctuary and to continue their mission most events, workshops and film screenings have moved to a virtual world. Interview by HMM correspondent Aileen Javier. For more information about The Sanctuary for Independent Media you can go to: