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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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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.

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Sunday, July 26 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Closing Ceremony

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Cultivating the seeds for our collective harvest. The Closing Ceremony invites us to ask “what are we planting and what are we harvesting” as we continue our organizing beyond the conference. The Closing Ceremony will feature Toshi Reagon, singer, songwriter and creator of the Parable of the Sower Opera, based on the novel by Octavia E. Butler. It will include excerpts from the Parable opera, an interactive audio and video collage produced by Jessie Levandov, and a ritual/performance by Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm.

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Toshi Reagon

Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music. Since first taking to the stage at 17, the versatile singer-songwriter-guitarist has moved audiences with her big-hearted, hold-nothing-back approach to rock, blues, R&B... Read More →
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Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol farmer, author, mother, and food justice activist who has been tending the soil and organizing for an anti-racist food system for over 20 years. She currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York, a people-of-color... Read More →

Sunday July 26, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm EDT