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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If you are a creator of community media and/or a manager of a media center, this site will help you learn about creating a local news program on a shoestring, explore media literacy and digital inclusion issues.


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 the annual conference and trade show, Simultaneous Saturdays and other learning events.

Be sure to check out our members section so that you may find a participating media center near you. Thanks for your support!The best part of the ACM is that in addition to learning about issues, you also learn how to address them in your community. P.E.G. means PUBLIC, EDUCATION and GOVERNMENT programming. Through the ACM West and our parent org., The Alliance For Community Media, you can learn how to help local voices on the most powerful medium, Television. 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. earn 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.


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.