AMP News: Allied Media Conference
As we approach the 19th annual Allied Media Conference, June 15-18 in Detroit, it’s not too early to start thinking about your accommodation! This year, all participants will need to book their own off-campus housing independently. To assist you, we have compiled a list of hotel options, and community housing resources, to help you get started in your housing search.
At AMC2016, one of your favorite sessions was "Holding Space: Strategies for Anti-oppressive Facilitation", a workshop that explored strategies for facilitation that center the needs of Black, Brown and Indigenous people, disabled people, LGBTQ folks, survivors and others. Read our interview with facilitators Autumn Brown and Maryse Mitchell-Brody and get inspired to submit a session idea of your own for AMC2017!
At AMC2016, one of your favorite sessions was "Babel’s Workshop: Best Practices for Multilingual Events", a language justice workshop and interpretation demonstration. Read our interview with facilitators Tony Macias and Jazmín Rumbaut, and get inspired to submit a session idea of your own for AMC 2017!
AMC2017 will be the most important Allied Media Conference that we have ever hosted. We are now seeking your proposals for sessions. The deadline to propose a session is March 12th, 2017.
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.