Policy

Protect Net Neutrality

Please call your senators now and tell them to keep corporations from interfering with our Internet. Vote NO on S.J. Res. 6.

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Reps. Matsui, Eshoo, Markey and Doyle Send Letter to FCC Urging Support for Anchor Institutions Including Community Media

Reps. Matsui, Eshoo, Markey and Doyle send letter to FCC urging support for anchor institutions in reform proposals of the Universal Service Fund (USF). The letter included community media in its list of ‘anchor institutions,’ a definition we have been working hard to change. To read a copy of the letter, ()

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Webcast of ACM’s Public Policy Training – Tuesday, October 11th

The Alliance for Community Media will hold a Capitol Hill Day in Washington DC tomorrow and Wednesday! If you cannot make it to Washington, DC, our National Public Policy training will be webcasted tomorrow from the New America Foundation beginning around 9:00 a.m.   Please go to: http://www.newamerica.net/events/2011/alliance_for_community_media_public_policy_training to view the event.
ACM attendees will meet ()

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Alliance for Community Media to Conduct Public Policy Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Nancy Lu
703-556-7175
nlu@allcommunitymedia.org
ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA
TO CONDUCT PUBLIC POLICY TRAINING
Community Media Members and Supporters Gather October 11, 2011, in Washington, DC

(McLean, VA, October 6, 2011) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will present its 2011 Public Policy Training October 11, 2011 at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. ()

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Alliance for Community Media Executive Director Sylvia Strobel Appointed to FCC’s Diversity Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Nancy Lu
703-556-7175
nlu@allcommunitymedia.org
ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SYLVIA STROBEL APPOINTED TO FCC’S DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

(McLean, VA, September 29, 2011) –  The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that  Sylvia Strobel, ACM Executive Director and the Immediate Past Chair of the National Board of Directors of the Alliance ()

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FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps to Deliver Keynote at Alliance for Community Media Public Policy Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Nancy Lu
703-556-7175
nlu@allcommunitymedia.org

FCC COMMISSIONER MICHAEL J. COPPS TO DELIVER KEYNOTE AT ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA PUBLIC POLICY TRAINING
ACM Advocates for CAP Act  October 11 and 12
(McLean, VA, September 22, 2011) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps will provide the keynote address ()

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Due to Irene, FCC Extends the Deadline to File Comments on LPFMs, Translators

The FCC will be setting down rules for granting new FM licenses in some of the largest markets, pursuant to the 2010 Local Community Radio Act. The original deadline for comments in the Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was Aug. 29, but the Commission, shaking off its own experiences with Hurricane Irene, granted a ()

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New Member Resources

The CAP Act is constantly a moving target and the Alliance for Community Media is making sure that you are equipped with the knowledge and the tools to advocate on behalf of this legislation that, if passed, would greatly reduce financial restrictions and burdens on access centers.

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ACM Needs Your Help – Write to Support the CAP Act!

With yesterday’s introduction of the CAP Act H.R. 1746, it is now more important than ever to reach out to your Congress men and women.

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CAP Act Introduced in Congress Thursday, May 5th

Community Access Preservation Act (CAP Act), H.R. 1746 was introduced in May by Congresswoman Baldwin of Wisconsin and Congressman LaTourette of Ohio. The passage of this Act is critical for the survival of local Community Media Centers – and local communities.

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