AMP Blog: Allied Media Projects

AMP is hiring a Development Director!

Allied Media Projects seeks a Development Director to join our team. AMP has steadily grown our fundraising capacity over the years and we are very excited to be able to offer a position specifically dedicated to the critical work of fundraising and sustainability.

Create NED: A Community Revitalization Project in Northeast Detroit

Allied Media Projects is excited to announce that we are a recipient of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $500,000 in “CreateNED,” a collaborative community revitalization project by Allied Media Projects with partners RestoreNED (Northeast Detroit/District 3) and The Work Department.

Upcoming Highlights from Art X Detroit

This spring marks the return of Art X Detroit - a free 10-day arts experience kicking off April 9. The biennial festival, which hosted its inaugural event in 2011, will include dance, music, literary, and theatrical performances featuring Kresge Arts Fellows at over 20 venues throughout Detroit. Allied Media Projects is pleased to be a promotional sponsor of the festival.

On Black vision and turning points

Elder Detroit activists in this Black, resilient city taught me that a crisis can be a turning point. This is a turning point – that much is clear. Many of us have never in our lives seen or been a part of such an unrelenting wave of outcry, of action, and of conversation that gets to the heart of racial justice in this country.