About Us

In order for democracy to flourish, people must be active  participants in their government, educated to think critically and free  to express themselves.

Founded in 1976, the Alliance represents over 3,000 Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access organizations and community media center throughout the country. The ACM works to protect the interests of these access centers and those who use PEG facilities and equipment to advance their causes through cable television and the Internet. We also represent:

  • Local community groups
  • Public schools
  • Religious institutions
  • Colleges and universities
  • Government officials
  • Second language communities
  • National institutions such as  NASA, the US Department of Education, and the US Army

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