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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
Caring for Each Other: Building a Community of Healer-Caregivers

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Special Note from Session Facilitators:
"We are opening up 25 more spaces for this session SPECIFICALLY for PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES/CHRONIC ILLNESS. ASL will be provided. If you are not a person with disabilities/chronic illness, please de-select the session."

Disability, short/long term, is part of life. We'll all need care, or be asked to give care. Caregivers are among the most needed yet least valued. How do we build grassroots care/healing networks?


Erin Shawgo

Iyengar Yoga Detroit Collective
As a social worker and Iyengar Yoga teacher, Erin focuses on connection with self and community. She has supported people in mental health crisis professionally and personally and received community support herself. She believes in cultivating community awareness and skill to support... Read More →

Baba Baxter Jones

Advocates for Baba Baxter, Collective for Disability Justice, Michigan Disability Caucus, ADAPT, Brain Injury Association of Michigan
Baba Baxter Jones is a survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury, and lifelong Detroiter. Baba's passions are Disability Justice, dismantling ableism, creating sustainable living environments, health/wellness, and the nurturing of future generations.

Gwi-Seok Hong

Advocates for Baba Baxter, Collective for Disability Justice, Iyengar Yoga Detroit Collective
Hong-Gwi-Seok is a community-based teacher, gardener, DIY maker, writer, cook, caregiver, mother and grandmother, and Disability Justice activist Baba Baxter Jones’s primary caregiver. Gwi-Seok has cared for all ages and stages of life and is a Disability and Healing Justice activist... Read More →

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