Scholarship for Arab American Media Makers

ACCESS is providing 16 scholarships for Arab Americans to join hundreds of independent media-makers and social justice activists from around the country taking part in the 9th Annual Allied Media Conference (AMC), from June 22-24 in Detroit. The AMC provides three days of hands-on media training, accessible discussions and fun gatherings, with the goal of advancing the human right to communication. The conference combines DIY media, women of color, feminism, youth culture and popular education. It is an exciting opportunity for experienced media makers and those who are just getting started. Learn more at: www.AMC2007.org. If you are interested in obtaining a scholarship to attend, please contact Rima Meroueh at rima1031@hotmail.com, or 313-283-6559 by the end of the workday on Thursday.

Arab Americans, you have NO EXCUSE not to attend this conference. We need media justice just as much as anyone else:

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About Nadia Abou-Karr

Nadia is a Palestinian-American writer based in Detroit. She recently received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Wayne State University and plans to pursue graduate studies in Visual Culture/Criticism. She is an artist, writer, media maker and activist. Currently Nadia is working with the Allied Media Conference, TheCulturalConnect, and writing for Detroit's Metro Times. She has written and contributed to numerous different zines and independent publications, and blogs at NoSnowHere.com. Her interests include printmaking, fiber arts, Palestinian liberation, women of color feminism and art theory.

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