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Weekly News From the President

I know you’re starting to plan your summer – and we want you to join us at the biggest community media gathering in the country at the ACM National Conference and Trade Show in Boston August 18-20. Registration is open now and you can get a peek at the schedule on our website and take advantage of early-bird and member discounts for the show. It’s going to be great!

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Weekly News From the President: Boston is “Our Town”

We are celebrating ACM’s 40th Anniversary this year at this year’s ACM National Conference and Trade Show in Boston August 18-20. Registration will be opening up in just a couple days and I am tremendously excited about this year’s event.

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Open Call for Submissions for ACM Foundation Promo Video

We are currently looking for volunteers from our membership to submit short video testimonials to help us promote the mission of the Foundation for the Alliance for Community Media (F/ACM). Those mission components are listed in the project details below. This will be a tool for spreading the word about the scholarship we wish to foster, as well as the professional and industry development we wish to foster. We’d love for your faces, voices, and projects to become a part of our narrative.

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Weekly News from the President: Be Indispensable.  

What type of information do local communities need? How can community media organizations be indispensable in the future, even in a hostile regulatory environment?

These questions were heart of the discussion at the ACM Central States and ACM Midwest/Wisconsin Community Media conferences last week.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Youth Production Coordinator (Full-Time, El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center)

The MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is dedicated to education and production. The Youth Media Center at the Firehouse Offers educational programs and opportunities for young people to produce shows for the Youth Channel (YC) that are cablecast on MNN channels.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Lead Youth Producer (Full-Time)

The Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is dedicated to education and production. The Youth Media Center at the El Barrio Firehouse offers educational programs and opportunities for young people to produce shows for MNN’s Youth Channel (YC) that are cablecast on MNN five channels

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Executive Director

Public Access Television, Inc. (PATV) is hiring an Executive Director to lead our team into a new future. PATV is Iowa City, Iowa’s community media center and free speech channel.

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Weekly News from the President: Feeding the Roots

It’s springtime, and while I don’t want to sound too much like a lawn care product salesperson (picture my Scottish accent while I bray about a major commercial fertilizer), I do want to ask you to consider Grassroots…

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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.

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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!

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