Allied Media Projects

Media strategies for a more just and creative world
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About AMP

  1. Allied Media Projects cultivates media strategies for a more just, creative, and collaborative world.

  2. We convene close to 2,000 people annually in Detroit to develop and exchange strategies through the Allied Media Conference.

  3. You can support AMP by becoming a sustainer. Check out publications, t-shirts, and stickers in the AMPstore.

Photo by Ara Howrani
Photo by Vanessa Miller
Photo by AJ Manoulian
Photo by Diana J. Nucera
Photo by Ara Howrani

Sponsored Projects

  1. Out of the AMC emerge new projects, campaigns, and collaborations that continue year round.

  2. Through our Sponsored Projects program, we offer these projects a range of shared services including fiscal management, project planning, fundraising and communications strategy.

  3. Our goal is to grow an alliance of media and technology projects working towards a more just, creative, and collaborative world. To become a Sponsored Project fill out an assessment form.

Photo by Ara Howrani
Photo by Vanessa Miller
Photo by Ara Howrani
Photo by Ara Howrani
Photo by Ara Howrani
Photo by Ara Howrani

Allied Media Conference

  1. The AMC is a collaborative laboratory of media-based organizing strategies for transforming our world, held every Summer in Detroit.

  2. The AMC is for all ages and skill levels, with hundreds of hands-on workshops, strategy sessions, presentations and performances.

  3. The 17th annual AMC is June 18-21, 2015 in Detroit. Propose an AMC2015 Track, Network Gathering, or Practice Space.


  1. Contact us, we'd love to hear from you.

VIDEO | Live streaming schedule of AMC2012 sessions

Jun 29, 2012

Our volunteer documentation crew will be live streaming select sessions of the Allied Media Conference. See below for the weekend's schedule and links to view, or bookmark the channel here.


9:00 - 10:30
Community Media Policy & the New Majority

11:00 - 12:30
Power of Data: Analysis & Visualization
Curriculum for Healthy Digital Ecologies
Youth Participatory Action Research on School Closure Impact

2:00 - 3:30
Fabulosity: Queer as an Organizing Model
Prison Phone Justice Campaign
RapidSkill Remix

4:00 - 5:30
Tu Tierra TV: Communication Across Borders
Performance Fishbowl: Art & Organizing
DiscoTechs UNITE! Part 1

5:30 - 7:00
AMC2012 Opening Ceremony: Experiments in the Species Self


9:00 - 10:30
Radio as an organizing tool
Re-imagining Education in Urban Spaces
Mobile Justice: The Next Frontier

11:00 - 12:30
Culture Shift: One Story at a Time
Batphone 4: Disaster, Resistance & The Win
Art, Gentrification, and Our Broken Beautiful Cities*

2:00 - 3:30
Civic Hacking for Self Governance
Worker-Owned Webmaking: Tech Co-ops

4:00 - 5:30
Your Media Rights: A Game Show
Performance Fishbowl: Identity & Community
Securing Our Online Communications


10:00 - 11:30
Science of the Oppressed as Artivism
Future of Multimedia Community Centers

1:00 - 2:30
Veteran and GI Resistance
Draw Dropping Underwear Making
Research as Rebellion: The Detroit Geographic Expedition and Institute

2:30 - 4:00
Storytelling for Change
Making Magical Amulets

4:30 - 5:30
Closing Celebration

see the comments section below for updates to the streaming schedule.