The mission of Asian Media Access is to connect the disconnected, and is dedicated to using multimedia arts, technology and community organizing as tools for social betterment.
Artistic Vision. By unleashing the creativity of youth through multimedia arts and channeling their risky behaviors and vulnerability into leadership potential, Asian Media Access creates community-based responses to improve cross-cultural & cross-generational understanding, challenges stereotypical beliefs, and builds a society that values arts to inspire young people’s healthy transition into adulthood, and improve the world around them.
AMA-Staff.1st.generation.jpgIncorporated in August 1992, Asian Media Access, Inc. (AMA) is a comprehensive, multimedia based, community advocacy agency. AMA is dedicated to using multimedia arts and technology as tools for social betterment. AMA recognizes that multimedia and technology are essential for advocacy, communication and education, in order to mobilize communities, and young people; to engage in understanding and communicating of Pan Asian issues; and to arrive at a participatory decision making process for a safe, supportive environment for all.
As multimedia is defined by the Oxford Dictionary – “using more than one medium of expression or communication including film, dance, video, audio, design, drama, acrobatics, and stage effects”. By effectively utilizing these different tools, AMA creates as well as presents programs that educate and enrich the communities. We believe the multimedia arts and information technology empower all of us with critical thinking and promote good citizenship—especially important as we prepare young people to be tomorrow’s leaders. Our thought-provoking multimedia education, productions, exhibitions, stage performances, resourceful educational products and youth programs encourage deep reflection, challenge previous assumptions, provide solace, and allow participants to develop their own way of connection in timeless works of creation, communication and community building. Click here to learn more about our programs.