ACME's Top Ten Membership Benefits
1. ACME’s Regular e-Bulletin (AIME)
All ACME members receive and can contribute to AIME, our FREE online hyperlinked resource containing the latest news and information about media literacy related curricula, conferences, and initiatives, including information about our FREE study guides for provocative films like "Uncovered:The Whole Truth About the Iraq War" and "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear and the Selling of American Empire," as well as information about our REEL ACTION monthly film fundraisers!
2. Discounted Media Literacy Resources
ACME members in good standing can purchase a growing variety of provocative multi-media resources at a special 20% discount! Members can also access ACME-evaluated and endorsed curricula funded through independent means, free of unexamined commercial product placements, and devoid of corporate public relations campaigns.
The growing list of discounted resources includes:
- 50% off any of 40 Media Education Foundation DVD's/videos
- 50% off memeFilms youth-focused DVD's at memefilms
- 20% off Parallax Pictures’ cutting-edge film “The Ad and the Ego”
- 20% off any video from GR Institute for Information Democracy: choose from
tobacco use in film; race representation; or product placement.
- 20% off the Teacher's Guide 'Finding Solutions to Hunger: Kids Can Make A Difference'
3. Teachers and Students
ACME teachers and students can access ACME-evaluated and endorsed curricula funded through independent means, free of unexamined commercial product placements, and devoid of corporate public relations campaigns.
4. 50% Recruitment Debate
For media literacy educators motivated enough to organize ACME chapters in your locale, state, or province, ACME will provide a 50% membership dues rebate to your local chapter. This provides you with an awesome opportunity to recruit new ACME members and raise money for your grassroots activism!
5. Media Justice and Media Reform Activists
Local and national media justice and media reform activists can use ACME's growing and diverse membership to reach like-minded individuals and organizations, and spread their message to even larger networks creating synergy and improving the effectiveness of their political activism.
6. Researchers, Public Health Advocates, and Policy Makers
Public health advocates can take advantage of ACME's ability to effectively teach public health issues - alcohol and tobacco marketing, body image and self esteem issues, bullying and violence, to name but three - through media education.
7. ACME Merchandise Discounts
ACME members can purchase "Media Buy the People" bumper stickers, "What the FCC is Going On" buttons and other ACME merchandise for a discounted price at the ACME General Store. Help raise money and spread the good word about ACME’s mission and work!
8. Independent Media Makers
ACME independent media makers can disseminate information and previews of videos, ‘zines, anti-ads, etc. through ACME—reaching a broad base of educators and reformers who then can use such materials in their work.
9. ACME Summit Discounts
ACME members receive a 10% discount on our Summit registration, an invaluable opportunity to meet, share resources, and strategize.
10. Building a Big Media-Free Coalition
ACME members all receive the satisfaction of being involved in making the kinds of media-related changes essential to creating a more democratic and more humane 21st century!
ACME is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Memberships and donations are tax-deductible.