AMP Blog: detroit future schools

DFS Classroom Visit: So Curious I Can’t Control Myself!

Every week, Detroit Future Schools (DFS) artist-in-residence Joe Rodriguez-Tanner works with the students at Amelia Earhart in Southwest Detroit, integrating digital media arts into their core content.  He works in close partnership with their teacher, Anna Marschalk-Burns (known to the students as Ms. MB) who is committed to fostering in her students the DFS "11 Essential Traits of Habit, Character and Mind."

Learn how we used $1.8 million in stimulus funds to seed a digital justice movement in Detroit

On Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition (DDJC) and Detroit Future programs will celebrate two years of building a digital justice movement in Detroit. The Detroit Future celebration will mark the close of our Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant and will include a community report-back on how these federal funds were spent to benefit Detroit.

AMP Camp 2012: Education for a more just, creative, and collaborative world

Now in its second year, Allied Media Project's Detroit Future Schools program is growing a network of teachers, artists and students who are committed to transforming the purpose and practice of education in Detroit. Essential to the formation of this network is a 5-day intensive training called AMP Camp, which prepares teachers and artists to enter the school year with a shared vision and purpose.

TONIGHT: AMC2012 Opening Reception hosted by Detroit Future

Join us for an opening reception for the Allied Media Conference on Thursday, June 28, from 7pm - 11pm at The Furniture Factory, 4126 Third Street. This event is all ages and free.

Photo by Erik Howard

JUNE 9: Detroit Future Media & Detroit Future Schools Graduation, Celebration and BBQ!

Come by Allied Media Projects this Saturday, June 9, to celebrate Detroit Future Media and Detroit Future Schools participants. There will be a showcase and gallery of major media projects created over the last year. Come by and support your favorite DF artist!