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Welcome to the 18th annual Allied Media Conference!

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Wednesday, June 15
 

8:00pm

Welcome to the AMC Kickoff Party Marble Bar
 
Thursday, June 16
 

9:00am

10:00am

5:00pm

6:00pm

 
Friday, June 17
 

9:00am

11:00am

12:30pm

12:45pm

2:00pm

Raising Our Voices: Community Radio in Honduras and Guatemala DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 'Sex (Ed) is...' : A Social Media Campaign by The Heal Project State Hall: Room 115 Build a Media History Timeline Student Center: Hilberry D Digging Deep: Remixing Research State Hall: Room 114 Formation: Black Femme Safety Strategies Student Center: Hilberry A Nuts and Bolts of Grassroots Fundraising State Hall: Room 113 Property Praxis and 'Dumb' Cities State Hall: Room 128 Shoot, Scratch and Stomp: Let’s Play with Film State Hall: Room 137 The Revolution Will Be Podcasted Student Center: Hilberry C 12 Recommendations for Detroit Funders State Hall: Room 125 Hear. Care. Act. Strategies for Teaching Black Lives Matter State Hall: Room 134 The Long Haul: Living Through Collective Performance Practice Student Center: Hilberry B A Healing Circle for Orlando and Beyond McGregor: Room I Dance for Empowerment Student Center: Dance Room 025 I Am a Universe Part 1 McGregor: Room F/G Producing Beats and Samples McGregor: Room B/C Text 2 Move Part 1 Student Center: Dance Room 020 When We Rule the World: Kids in Direct Action Part 1 Student Center: Hilberry E Navigating Crisis Part I: Supporting Loved Ones in Crisis State Hall: Room 131 Planning an Indymedia Reboot in Montreal State Hall: Room 112 Traced and Tracked: The Surveillance Industrial Complex State Hall: Room 106 From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Growing Sustainable Water Solutions Bike Tour Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

4:00pm

Deep Space Mind: Insanity for Survival State Hall: Room 113 Digital Privacy in Public Libraries: NYC Checks it Out State Hall: Room 131 GIFs for Justice Student Center: Hilberry D Run Nigga Run State Hall: Room 112 StoryCorps: Tools to Record and Archive Community Voices State Hall: Room 125 Archiving our Stories: Narratives of LGBTQ API Organizing State Hall: Room 118 Cultivating Black Joy State Hall: Room 134 Demanding a Seat at the Table: Youth Media's Role in the 2016 Election State Hall: Room 114 Independent Media and Immigrant Stories State Hall: Room 106 Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines Student Center: Room 285 When GoFundMe Doesn't Cut It State Hall: Room 137 B-Girl Movement McGregor: Room B/C DET X JXN : New Afrikas in America - The Journey Continues McGregor: Room J I Am a Universe part II McGregor: Room F/G Open Studio Space Student Center: Room 384 Street Styles (90’s Hip Hop) Student Center: Dance Room 025 Text 2 Move Part 2 Student Center: Dance Room 020 Toast2U: Intentional Celebration McGregor: Room I When We Rule the World: Kids in Direct Action Part 2 Student Center: Hilberry E Deconstructing Intoxication Culture: Supporting Non-Normative Substance Users State Hall: Room 123 Fat 201: Deconstructing Fat Stigma Within Our Movements Student Center: Hilberry C Hacking HIV Stigma State Hall: Room 115 Intermedia Arts Up & Out State Hall: Room 127 Navigating Crisis Part II: Protecting Emotional Safety on Social Media State Hall: Room 128 Remembering, Re[pair]rations and Reimagining Student Center: Hilberry B From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Growing Sustainable Water Solutions Bike Tour (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

5:45pm

7:00pm

8:00pm

9:00pm

 
Saturday, June 18
 

9:00am

Cities of Peace: Pedagogy for Resistance and Healing DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 Don’t Panic, Organize! State Hall: Room 128 Hashtags are the New Protest Signs State Hall: Room 137 How to Start a Major Donor Program State Hall: Room 115 Intro to Programming with p5.js Student Center: Hilberry D Oral History 101 for Organizers State Hall: Room 125 Out of the Attic: Dissociation and Social Justice Part 1 McGregor: Room F/G People Powered Technology Student Center: Hilberry A Project Ava: Share Your Story State Hall: Room 113 Role-Playing Our Way to Better Online Conversations Student Center: Hilberry B This Love is Revolutionary: Black Love as Survival State Hall: Room 131 Vulnerability Before Accountability State Hall: Room 117 Writing For Transformative Justice State Hall: Room 112 Native Youth Changing School Climate State Hall: Room 114 Shaping the Narrative: Connecting the Dots in Michigan State Hall: Room 134 Using Data to Tell Stories State Hall: Room 106 Body of Seed: Self Care Growing From Needs and Desires Part 1 Student Center: Dance Room 025 Healing Sessions: Body Positivity Meditation McGregor: Room I Introduction to DJ'ing McGregor: Room B/C LGBTQ Youth of Color: Keep Loving, Keep Fighting McGregor: Room J Storytelling with Music and Movement Student Center: Hilberry E Transformative Radio with CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal Student Center: Room 384 AMC2016 Homeroom: Saturday State Hall: Room 118 Digital Organizing Training for Black Lives by Color Of Change Student Center: Hilberry C Detroit Sound Conservancy Tour Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Restoration Room McGregor: Room H Black to the Land Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Black Unicorn Pop Up Library McGregor: Room D

9:30am

11:00am

LGBTQ Wushu Kung Fu Student Center: Dance Room 020 '11:55' Film Screening DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 Making a Feature Length Documentary State Hall: Room 134 Anti-Oppression Frameworks for Oral History and Movement Building State Hall: Room 112 City Bureau Revealed: Public Journalism Education in Chicago State Hall: Room 114 Design Thinking for Social Justice Lab State Hall: Room 128 Designing Games for Social Justice Student Center: Hilberry B Embodied Writing in Healing McGregor: Room F/G Femmes in Hip Hop State Hall: Room 123 I am a #Youngworker: Stories Animated for Change State Hall: Room 127 Mapping the Stories of Model Minority Mutinies State Hall: Room 113 Music Video Remix Student Center: Hilberry D Out of the Attic: Dissociation and Social Justice Part 2 McGregor: Room H PopEd in Spanish Speaking Communities State Hall: Room 125 Step Up and Speak Out Student Center: Hilberry C Bad Fat Broads: A Live Podcast! Student Center: Hilberry A Fighting for Transformation in North Minneapolis: Police Impact on Mental Health State Hall: Room 118 Hacking Bureaucracy: Tech for Direct Impact State Hall: Room 106 Humanizing Schooling in Detroit State Hall: Room 117 The Poetics and Politics of Hip Hop Feminism Student Center: Room 285 Body of Seed: Self Care Growing From Needs and Desires Part 2 Student Center: Dance Room 025 Media Making Skills for Youth Student Center: Hilberry E Transformative Radio with CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal (cont) Student Center: Room 384 Women in Hip Hop Open Studio McGregor: Room B/C Centering Healthy Love in Queer Communities State Hall: Room 137 Seeds of Direct Action: How’d You Pull That Off? State Hall: Room 131 Black 2 the Land (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Detroit Sound Conservancy (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

12:30pm

12:45pm

2:00pm

'Forced Trajectory Project' Screening DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 'lil BLK' Live Performance Student Center: Room 285 America in Transition State Hall: Room 134 Cumbia Poder Kids Party! McGregor: Room B/C Community Driven Climate Resilience Planning State Hall: Room 114 DAY Project: Media Strategies to Counteract Gentrification State Hall: Room 118 Drum n Hip Hop Student Center: Hilberry A Incite Change! LGBTQ Youth in the System State Hall: Room 115 MIT Open Documentary Lab: Incubating Documentary Forms and Processes State Hall: Room 128 Peer-to-Peer, Sharing Economy, and Commons Roundtable State Hall: Room 112 Project Prospera's Taxi Driver Justice Project Student Center: Hilberry D Chicanafuturism and Media-based Storytelling State Hall: Room 131 CultureStrike: Power of Arts Student Center: Hilberry B Information Architecture: Building a Solid Foundation for Your New Website Student Center: Hilberry A Teaching Freedom in Our Classrooms State Hall: Room 106 Unpacking the Box: Criminal Background Disclosure in Higher Education State Hall: Room 137 Breaking Essentials (CANCELLED) Student Center: Dance Room 020 Demystifying Grieving Arts and Grief Work McGregor: Room F/G Healing Sessions: Building Our Emotional Immune System McGregor: Room I Movewerk McGregor: Room J Open Studio Student Center: Dance Room 025 Really Rad Radio Open Studio Student Center: Room 384 The Paper Quilt: A Revolutionary Mothering Zine Workshop Student Center: Hilberry E Fat, Black and Ugly as Ever Student Center: Hilberry C Interrupting Internalized Anti-blackness State Hall: Room 113 The Blacksophere: Black Bloggers and Cultural Activism State Hall: Room 125 FoodLab Tour Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Tour of Detroit's Techno Museum Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

4:00pm

'Bars4justice' Screening Student Center: Hilberry C Cumbia Poder Kids Party! (continued) McGregor: Room B/C “Lessons of Hayti” Film Screening and Panel DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 Acapella Activism: Songwriting for Social Justice State Hall: Room 125 Black Death Mixtape Student Center: Hilberry D Designing Neighborhood Futures State Hall: Room 114 Ghost Writing: Black Cosmic Mythologies State Hall: Room 137 Running Campaigns Rooted in Generosity and Reciprocity State Hall: Room 117 Virtual Reality for Movement Building Student Center: Hilberry A Community Approaches to Environmental Justice and Human Rights State Hall: Room 113 LYRK: QPOC Music Streaming App State Hall: Room 123 Opt-out and the National Student Bill of Rights State Hall: Room 106 Sky’s The Limit: Worker-Owned Co-ops for Survival and Experimentation State Hall: Room 112 Abundant Activism: Practical Tools for Empowering Youth State Hall: Room 118 Brutally Honest Storytelling Student Center: Room 384 Healing Sessions: Business & Spirituality McGregor: Room I Open Studio Student Center: Dance Room 020 The Paper Quilt: A Revolutionary Mothering Zine Workshop (cont) Student Center: Hilberry E Truth Booth McGregor: Room H Civic Tech Lessons from Mexico City State Hall: Room 131 Miseducation of Hip Hop: My Sister's Keeper Student Center: Room 285 Umbra: The Radical Archive Tool State Hall: Room 127 FoodLab Tour (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop Tour of Detroit's Techno Museum (continued) Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

5:00pm

5:30pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

8:00pm

 
Sunday, June 19
 

9:00am

10:00am

'Detroit 48202' Rough Cut For Activists and Educators DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 RHI Studios and RHDS Productions Presents State Hall: Room 134 Building Bridges by Painting Walls State Hall: Room 137 Chant Down Babylon: Yoga Mantras for Movement Builders Student Center: Hilberry B Drawing in 3D and Virtual Reality State Hall: Room 128 Moly B Denim: Worker Dialogues as Music Student Center: Hilberry C Tarot of the Heart: Radical Reading for Self Care State Hall: Room 125 Two-Spirit: Then and Now State Hall: Room 131 Decolonizing Faith State Hall: Room 112 Radical Community Spectacle: Purim Extravaganzas Rooted in Social Justice State Hall: Room 114 Black Body Gone Student Center: Dance Room 025 Harnessing the Power of Community Media Centers Student Center: Room 384 Intergenerational Radical Math Student Center: Hilberry E Power as Freedom: Guided Meditation and Seated Flow McGregor: Room I The Root with Lehna Huie McGregor: Room F/G Women in Hip Hop Open Studio McGregor: Room B/C Yoga Love: First Aid for the Front Line McGregor: Room J AMC2016 Homeroom: Sunday State Hall: Room 118 Birds, Bees and Wolves: 'The Talk' as a tool to End Child Sexual Abuse State Hall: Room 117 Black Fat Femmes: Media and Community Representation Student Center: Hilberry A Can the Revolution be Funded? State Hall: Room 123 Decoding My Neighborhood: Tapping into Invisible Networks Student Center: Hilberry D Grow the Commons: Asset Sharing with Tool Lending Libraries State Hall: Room 127 Black Unicorn Pop Up Library McGregor: Room D

11:45am

1:00pm

'Dear Armen' Live Performance Student Center: Hilberry B Mama Can I be a Princess Too? Student Center: Dance Room 020 Reel Bad Arabs: Challenging Arab Stereotypes DeRoy Auditorium: Room 146 Community Poems for Community Power State Hall: Room 115 Cyber Security for Political Activists Part 1 Student Center: Hilberry A Drawing Out the Issues: Comics Journalism State Hall: Room 128 High School Youth Connecting Poetry and Protest Student Center: Room 285 Holding Space: Strategies for Anti-Oppressive Facilitation Part I McGregor: Room L/M Interactive Videos as Tools of Empowerment State Hall: Room 127 Learning about the Tor Network and .onion Services Student Center: Hilberry D Not Your Mama: Radical Crones for the 21st Century State Hall: Room 125 Street Art as an Activist Tool State Hall: Room 137 TRUE Skool: Hip Hop and Social Justice in Milwaukee State Hall: Room 134 Word! State Hall: Room 117 Detroit Black Women Farmers State Hall: Room 106 Intersectional Justice in Media Reporting State Hall: Room 114 AbunDANCE: Flourishing Fullness Through Movement Part 1 Student Center: Dance Room 025 Creative Coping Strategy Session McGregor: Room F/G Live Broadcast Student Center: Room 384 Self-Care and Survival as Practice McGregor: Room H The Business of Women in Hip Hop Part 1 McGregor: Room B/C Toast2U: Intentional Celebration McGregor: Room I Preparing for Free Minds Free People 2017 State Hall: Room 123 Privacy, Surveillance, Secure Access: Planning the Fight State Hall: Room 113 The Queer Red Phone: Designing Interfaces and Community Accountability Networks State Hall: Room 131 From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Souls Towers Dorms Shuttle Stop

2:30pm

3:00pm

4:30pm

6:00pm

8:00pm