AMP Blog: Detroit Future Media

The Allied Media Conference: A Place for Strategic and Visionary Media-based Organizing

The glue that holds the incredibly diverse content of the Allied Media Conference together is media-based organizing. Media-based organizing is any collaborative process that uses media, art, or technology to address the roots of problems and advances holistic solutions towards a more just and creative world.

AMP’s top 10 turning points of 2013

Turning points are moments when you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay where you are.  Figuring out the next best move is a kind of improvisational dance – requiring much agility and willingness to be vulnerable, while stepping into the unknown.

Here at Allied Media Projects, we’ve arrived at 2014, having navigated many turning points over the past year with grace, thanks to the deep commitment to figuring-out hard questions on the part of our incredible staff.

Detroit Futurists launch "Major Media Projects"

Earlier this Summer, Detroit Future Media graduated its third class of "Detroit Futurists" – Detroiters who are committed to using media and technology for a more just, creative, and collaborative city.

Digital Stewards present plans for mesh networks in the Detroit Future Media training lab.

Digital Stewards launch community wireless networks in Detroit

AMP recently completed its first full-length Digital Stewards program, a 20-week community technology training designed and implemented in partnership with the Open Technology Institute (OTI) of the New America Foundation.