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A Chrysalis Year

We are taking a one year break from producing the AMC. The conference returns in 2020.

The AMC has been a phenomenal caterpillar, hungry and growing for two decades, but what is the butterfly that we can become? We think it will take a year in chrysalis to figure it out. This will be a year of reflection, deep-dive evaluation, research, and development – a year that includes your voice – as we plan for the return of the AMC.

Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition seeks to change the narrative, make urban and rural connections at September Statewide Summit in Flint

Across Michigan, communities, often disproportionately low-income people of color, are facing environmental threats to their health. Taken individually, these challenges can seem isolated. But looked at in aggregate, a different picture emerges--one of a state at a crossroads.

AMP is Hiring a Communications Director, Apply by September 7

AMP is hiring a Communications Director to work with our Executive Director and other senior staff to set the editorial direction for a multi-media, multi-channel communications strategy that tells the story of AMP’s programs and our vision for a more just, creative, and collaborative world.

Tarana Burke and Mariame Kaba talk movements, survivorship, radical community healing to open AMC2018 (VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT)

The 20th annual Allied Media Conference was the biggest yet, as we paused to look back on how far the conference has come while simultaneously visioning our futures. A warm Detroit welcome from Mama Sandra of the Hush House kicked off the AMC2018 Opening Ceremony, followed by performances from The Aadizookan and RV Mendoza, a powerful message from Siwatu Salama, and a keynote conversation between Tarana Burke, activist and founder of the #MeToo movement, and longtime AMCer Mariame Kaba, founder of Project NIA.

Browse Photos from AMC2018

 
Thank you for joining us at the 20th annual Allied Media Conference! Over four days and nights, participants made media, developed new organizing strategies, met up with new and old friends, and partied at nighttime events. Check out the photo albums from AMC2018, taken by Detroit-based photographer Ara Howrani of Howrani Studios.