AMP Blog: accessibility
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Every summer, media-makers and movement builders convene for four days of media-based organizing at the annual Allied Media Conference (AMC) in Detroit. These artists, activists, and technologists come together to develop strategies for transformative social change through hands-on workshops, strategy sessions, presentations and performances.
The AMC is a uniquely designed conference that relies upon the collective brilliance of it's network to build the content of the annual event, and to continuously evolve the way in which the AMC is organized. Last year, we created the How We Organize the AMC zine, which focused on the process behind the production of the Tracks, Practice Spaces, and Network Gatherings of the AMC.
Our new AMC Presenter Guidelines mini-zine builds upon this by offering 10 tips for presenters of Allied Media Conference sessions.
The Detroit Digital Justice Coalition has announced the next DiscoTech in Detroit for March 29, 2014, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. The event, hosted at the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, will feature community workshops on housing information and technology.
Thank you to everyone who gave us feedback on AMC2013. We have spent the past few months pouring over 120 responses to the AMC2013 Reflections Survey. In your responses you told us what you loved about AMC2013, what you learned, and what we could do to make the next AMC even more accessible, creative, skill-driven and community-oriented.
AMC2013 will feature nearly 200 hands-on workshops, strategy sessions, presentations and performances. To support all of our presenters in making their sessions as dynamic and accessible as possible, we've compiled this list of resources and suggestions for leading a great session.