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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

Browse all of our sessions below. Session times are listed by default in Eastern Standard Time.

We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

We offer a sliding scale registration rate so that the conference can be accessible to as many people as possible. Please support the AMC by giving generously with your registration contribution.

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Sunday, July 26 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
From Cultural Community Benefits to Culture Shift

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We'll delve into stories and practices of people currently holding cultural space in Detroit + the global South. Participants will gain tools, connections + contribute to the room's collective genius.


Halima A Cassells

Free Market of Detroit
Halima Cassells is mom of three and an avid gardener with deep roots in Detroit. Cassells’ work is located at the intersection of interactive installation, visual art, and community building.
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Adriana Pavon

Founder, Mexico Cultura y Orgullo
Adriana Pavon is a designer, entrepreneur, and advocate for Indigenous rights. She works at the intersections of ethical sourcing, traditional aesthetics, and is building the infrastructure for solidarity commerce in pueblos in Oaxaca and Chiapas.

Casey Defoe

Casey Defoe is a community organizer, practitioner of Indigenous agriculture, and culture bearer on the island of Waitikubuli, in the Eastern Caribbean. He also works as a revenue officer for the state.

Takunda Mandendera

Tourists and Travelers, Mutare Zimbabwe
Takunda walks with ease through the mountains, city, and the rural countryside. He is a continually curious, self-taught anthropologist, who loves learning about different human cultures, traditions, and religions as he introduces visitors the magical natural beauty of Eastern Zimbabwe... Read More →

Sunday July 26, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT