In this episode, we interview the creator and co-creators of the docu-series "The Shift".
About Mary Albertoli and the co-creators of "The Shift:
Mary Albertoli of The Shift- Mary is a Clinical Social Worker that, alarmed by growing suicide rates in Young Americans, decided to do something about it. She started developing the idea for a docu-series called The Shift in the Spring of 2018 after being deeply affected by a headline about a 9-year-old girl's suicide. Alberto has partnered with Co-Creators and Producers that specialize as Social Impact Producers, Nadia Sarmova, and Maureen Isern, and the USC Media Institute for Social Change (USCMISC) at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts was first to get on board with the creators of The Shift. The Shift is currently in Pre-Production.
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