2018 Conference - Register Today!

Empowering Voices: Bridging Communities
ACM Western States Regional Conference

March 15-17, 2018
Embassy Suites-Riverfront Promenade
Sacramento, California

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In order for democracy to flourish, people must be active participants in their government, educated to think critically and free to express themselves.

Founded in 1976, the Alliance represents over 3,000 Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access organizations and community media center throughout the country. The ACM works to protect the interests of these access centers and those who use PEG facilities and equipment to advance their causes through cable television and the Internet.



Please explore this website and join us or contact us for more information. We look forward to serving you by promoting civic engagement through community media. Also learn about our many training activities like our annual conference and trade show.

The best part of the ACM is that in addition to learning about issues, you also learn how to address them in your community. Through the ACM West and our national parent organization, you can learn how to help local voices on the most powerful medium. In addition, we support democratization of the media. This means we support radio, internet and many other means of communication integral to an informed world. Learn about creating a local news program on a shoestring.  Explore media literacy and digital inclusion issues, and learn how to address them in your community.

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The Alliance for Community Media West Region supports community media centers throughout 6 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada and New Mexico.

If you work for a community media center, a PEG access facility, an educational institution, a local government department, or a community organization, you’ll want to become a member.

Learn about the latest equipment/media resources at our annual trade show, plus attend informational workshops, and network with community media professionals and vendors.

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