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Hello INCITE! Supporters!
The Allied Media Conference is around the corner, and the INCITE track is presenting an incredible bunch of workshops this year. Our work grows stronger each year through this time spent in Detroit, sharing skills, deepening relationships, and developing strategy for year-round media-based organizing. But we need your help to get there!
Who are we?
We are women, trans* and genderqueer people of color. We are bloggers, mamas, media makers, teachers, healers, artists, sex workers, organizers, dancers, among many other things. And we need support in order to make it to Detroit for the 4th Annual INCITE! Track at the Allied Media Conference.
What will your donation help us do?
Your donation will help some of our amazing presenters get to the conference to continue building a network of media-makers and organizers through the INCITE! Track at the AMC. For the past four years, the INCITE Track has been a crucial space where women and trans* people of color from all over can come together to share skills and experience for participatory media-based organizing strategies.
We're excited about this year's AMC! Check out some of the INCITE Track sessions:
Shawty Got Skillz Skillshare
Spread Magazine: Creating a Race Issue
The Black Girl Project: Film & Discussion
Delivering Justice Through Birthing Rights: Mamas of Color Bring it Home
Street Youth Rise Up! Collective Media-Making for Healing and Action
INCITE! Media Working Group Convening
Your support will help us with food, transportation, lodging, registration, and childcare costs for presenters and participants.
Please help us and donate $5, $10, or more to support our work! Via PayPal, please send to email@example.com and write AMC in the notes. For check donations, mail to INCITE!, 2416 W Victory Blvd #108 , Burbank, CA 91506-1229.
More on the INCITE! Track:
The INCITE! Track at the AMC is a place to build a shared approach to ending violence against women, trans*, and genderqueer people of color through diverse media – from blogging and graphic design to zine-making. We will continue to highlight the transformative media strategies that will help broaden the understanding of racial & gender justice and integrating this politic into our work. We will continue to build solidarity between movements, organizations and individuals that are headed by and supported by women, gender non-conforming, and transpeople of color and will initiate collaborative projects that use different forms of media to help build community and provide tools to build sustainable ways of organizing and healing.