The 19th annual Allied Media Conference kicked off with energy, vision, and joy. It featured performances by Kristy la rAt, Mona Haydar and Al Ta’wam, Scott Kurashige, and Sacramento Knoxx, and a keynote address from Alicia Garza of National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter.
Thank you for joining us at the 19th annual Allied Media Conference! Over four days and nights, participants made media, developed new organizing strategies, met up with new and old friends, and partied at nighttime events. Check out the photo albums from AMC2017, taken by Detroit-based photographer Ara Howrani.
With place-based, community-accountable principles guiding their mission, the Detroit Narrative Agency isn’t just celebrating this past year’s progress, they’re forging ahead to something even bigger.
Over 2,500 media makers, artists, and organizers attended the 19th annual Allied Media Conference. We read through over 4,300 tweets and hundreds of Instagram posts to showcase some of the highlights and themes from this year’s conference. Read on for our AMC2017 media roundup.