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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

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

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Saturday, July 25 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Psychedelics as Media for Liberation

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Colonization weaponizes our ancestors’ healing modalities through the war on drugs. How can we access visionary states to create new paradigms, transform conflict, and shape our futures?


Justice Rivera

Reframe Health and Justice Consulting
Justice (she/they) is a consultant with Reframe Health and Justice where she works to shift current sociopolitical paradigms related to race, gender, and bodily autonomy. She is currently a Soros Justice Fellow writing a book about the need for non-carceral approaches to the sex... Read More →
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Ismail L. Ali, J.D.

Attorney, Advocate, and Educator, MAPS
Ismail Lourido Ali, JD (he/him or they/them) has been personally utilizing psychedelics and other substances in celebratory and spiritual contexts for over fifteen years, and has been actively participating in the drug policy reform movement since 2013. Ismail is the Director of Policy... Read More →
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La Pachamami

Community Health Worker, Health Justice and Violence Prevention Strategist and Consultant, Psychedelic Rematriation, Cosmovisiones Ancestrales
Paula Graciela Kahn (she/they) is a first-generation Mayan-Iberian-Ashkenazi Jewish community health worker, policy advocate, herbalist, performance artist and movement strategist. Paula builds a demilitarized world, without borders and immigration detention by researching the role... Read More →

Saturday July 25, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT