AMP Blog: community organizing

Complex Movements’ “Beware of the Dandelions” Opens in Detroit, October 6-31

Allied Media Projects and Talking Dolls are excited to present Complex Movements’ Beware of the Dandelions in Detroit, October 6-31. Beware of the Dandelions is a mobile art installation that functions as a performance, workshop space, and visual arts exhibition.

12 Recommendations for Detroit Funders

Allied Media Projects and Detroit People’s Platform are excited to present “12 Recommendations for Detroit Funders,” a set of guidelines for how local foundations can best support transformative community organizing in Detroit. These recommendations are a working draft, which we expect will evolve through ongoing feedback.

Data visualization of AMC connections, part of the "Visualizing the impact of critical connections" proposal to the News Challenge

Comment on AMP's proposals to the Knight News Challenge

Allied Media Projects is involved in four proposals that have been submitted for consideration to the Knight News Challenge. The News Challenge called for ideas that answer the question "How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?" We responded with project proposals on community-based technology education, data visualization, and participatory action research.

Jenny Lee presents the "City As Ecosystem"

DFM3 Orientation Explores the Purpose of Media and Technology

Detroit Future Media launched it’s third round of community media trainings (DFM3), with an orientation for new students on January 15th and 16th. The DFM3 class of 55 Detroiters represent a variety of communities, experiences, neighborhoods and identities throughout the city.