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Sunday, March 10 • 11:00am - 11:15am
Cultivating a Healthy Digital Ecology in Detroit

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The annual Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI convenes 2,000 artists, activists, educators, and technologists, all sharing media strategies for a more justice, creative, and collaborative world. The Allied Media Conference has cultivated a cycle of exchange between Detroit and participants from across the country, which has helped kickstart a suite of year-round strategies for digital justice in Detroit. This presentation will survey these principle-driven strategies including "DiscoTech" Discovering Technology fairs; "Detroit Future Media Workshops" teaching digital media skills and their application in education, entrepreneurship, and community organizing; and a "Detroit Future Schools" program training K-12 teachers to use digital media arts in project-based learning experiences that help students understand and shape their worlds.
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Mike Medow

Co-DirectorAllied Media ProjectsMike Medow is a Co-Director of Allied Media Projects (AMP), a non-profit organization cultivating media strategies for a more just, creative, and collaborative world. Mike began working at AMP while finishing his Political Science B.A. at University... Read More →

Sunday March 10, 2013 11:00am - 11:15am
Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 615AB 500 E 4th St

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