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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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Friday, July 24 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
True Inclusion is Revolutionary: Engaging People w/ Disabilities

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People with disabilities make up more than 20% of the population, but are typically neglected & excluded in our social justice movements. We will explore why and how this happens and what the consequences are for our collective work. Facilitators will help participants understand how to combat Ableism as we work for a fair & just world, providing concrete and actionable steps toward greater inclusion.


Dessa Cosma

Detroit Disability Power
Dessa Cosma is the Founding Director of Detroit Disability Power and has nearly 20 years of organizing experience in gender, economic, disability, and racial justice movements.

Teddy Dorsette

Detroit Disability Power
Teddy is a native Detroiter and Deaf Filmmaker/businessman. He is also the Communications Manager at Detroit Disability Power. He seeks to change the world, one community at a time.
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Lisa Franklin

CEO/Founder, Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit
Lisa Franklin is the Founder and CEO of Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit. Founded in 2008, she works on accessible affordable housing, public access, transit & voting access and was recently appointed to the Barrier Free Design Board by Gov. Whitmer.  Lisa is passionate... Read More →

Friday July 24, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT