Welcome to ACM's exclusive part of the website for members only. ACM has multiple membership types, and the various types and levels allow different access to different pages. How to best implement your ACM membership includes the topics below. Click on their titles to visit their page.
Looking for programming? Need support for your grassroots cause? Find individuals or organizations in your area through our online directory.
As a national ACM member, you may join an ACM Region at no cost. ACM regions have their own boards, education programs, events, awards and much more. Our reach is global, but our local regions provide a kind of support you can’t get anywhere else. Connecting with your local region will help you expand your network through meetings and events, and discover a supportive network of colleagues in your area, working together to push our industry forward.
Connect with community media practitioners throughout the United States as either a mentor or mentee. The Mentor Network allows members to share ideas, grow as leaders, and strengthen connections. ACM Mentor Network is a way for members to mentor or be mentored within our community. Members who apply will be matched with professionals around the country to share expertise and/or get advice in a confidential setting.
PUBLIC POLICY BRIEFINGS
Join in a monthly call with ACM President and CEO Mike Wassenaar, discussing current State and Federal issues affecting PEG Access TV, and what actions the individuals in community media can make in support of our industry. Calls take place the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm ET - recordings are available as well! RSVP by emailing Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each newsletter includes updates and advocacy initiatives from the ACM President, Mike Wassenaar as well as upcoming events, regional information, job postings and more. Missed the letter? Mike's updates are available on our website.
Get plugged into what members/leaders of community media centers across the country are talking about. Share your technical advice and learn from member experiences nationwide.
DISCOUNTS TO ACM EVENTS, ACM WEBINARS, ACM PROGRAMS, AND MISCELLANEOUS VENDORS
Members enjoy discounted rates to ACM events such as the Annual Conference as well as reduced entry fees to the Hometown Media Awards program, and free or reduced costs to webinars. Also available, is our discount to:
Reports, analyses, how-to’s, best practices, FAQs and more are provided. Content can be included in our newsletters, other emails, membership web pages, and by emailing the staff. Also available are:
Public Policy documents
VOTING RIGHTS & ELIGIBILITY FOR LEADERSHIP
Votes matter. Help determine upcoming leaders, or become one yourself! Help steer the direction of this organization and what key focuses will be pursued and implemented in the coming years. Pay attention to upcoming elections and get involved!
REPRESENTATION IN WASHINGTON DC
On top of providing discussions of what’s going on in Washington with public policies, ACM represents all community media sources by protecting their rights in Washington DC by petitioning any threatening changes.