AMP Blog: allied media conference
The explicit racism, misogyny, authoritarianism, and belligerence of the new administration pose an immediate threat to the safety of our communities and our planet. We must be ready to resist the leveling-up of violent and oppressive forces coming for our communities.
A community event or program, especially one that uplifts the needs of marginalized communities, can result in outcomes that ripple across space and time. Although some are predictable, there are often unexpected impacts when people come together to share a unique experience — new collaborations, job opportunities, ideas, and friendships can emerge.
When we say “media” we mean all the ways we communicate with one another and the world. When we say “organizing” we mean the ways we come together to transform the problems that we face.
Watch a new video that introduces the concept of "media-based organizing" and explores its essential elements.
Allied Media Projects is proud to be the recipient of three awards from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Challenge. The Knight Arts grants to AMP will support the launch of an Allied Media Conference music festival, Detroit Future Schools' "Data Murals" project, and the Detroit Digital Stewards' "Detroit Music Box."