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Community Media Day

Free Speech week is just around the corner. In an effort to support all the work we do, BRIC and the ACM have joined forces to create the first-ever, annual Community Media Day.
Community Media Day (October 20, 2016) is an annual celebration of voices that brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible ()

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2016 ACM Annual Conference- Recorded General Sessions Posted

If you were unable to attend the 2016 Annual Conference, or you want to revisit some of the memories made, do so by watching videos from the conference. To view the video list, visit the Annual Conference page on the ACM website or click here.

At this time, video links include the Opening Keynote, Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheo


2016 Hometown Media Award Winners

Thank you again to all of our 2016 Hometown Media Awards participants! We are proud to announce the winners of the competition! Please click on the header to view the list of winners.


ACM 2016 National Conference Grassroots Scholarship

The Alliance for Community Media will award scholarships to our National Conference in Boston, MA August 18-20. Awards will include full conference registration and travel assistance of up to $500. They will be awarded to applicants who may not otherwise be able to attend the National Conference, but have a demonstrated interest in leadership and building better practices in community media. Deadline for Applications is June 6, 2016.


ACM Launches Go Fund Me Campaign to Support Scholarships

We want to send ten people to the ACM National Conference in Boston MA this August . Scholarship winners will be from small towns and small organizations across America that can’t afford travel and education – and they’ll be young and emerging leaders who want to shape community media operations in years to come. Your gift will go directly to pay travel costs for scholarship fund recipients.They’ll be grateful for the opportunity to learn and network with other people in community media!


Special Early Bird 2016 Conference Registration Offer!

The Alliance for Community Media would like to invite you to take advantage of a special pre-registration offer to attend the 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibit Hall. We are opening conference registration through December 31st for those of you that would like to reserve your place now or use funds that may be available from your 2015 budget.


2016 Central States Regional Conference

Save the date for the Central States Regional Conference in South Bend Indiana, Hosted by Michiana Access TV, Wednesday, April 27 through Friday, April 29, 2016, at the WNIT Center for Public Media 300 West Jefferson, South Bend, IN 46601.


2016 ACM Western Regional Conference

Escape the winter and enjoy some time in the sun with your community media colleagues. Registration is now open for the 2016 ACM Western Region Conference and Trade Show at the Ala Moana Hotel next to Waikiki in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, on March 16-18, 2016.


App Development and Community Media Webinar.

We’ll talk with four organizations that have developed mobile applications to reach and engage with audiences.


The National Coalition Against Censorship’s Youth Free Expression Film Contest

The topic is “That’s Not Funny! Can Comedy Cross A Line?” Go to the NCAC website (www.ncac.org/film-contest) for all the details– including cash prizes for the winners. Deadline is December 14, 2015.