The Alliance for Community Media promotes civic engagement through community media. The non-profit organization works to increase the array of media channels, with communities demanding relevant, factual and hyper-local content from respected sources. The Alliance for Community Media is a recognized contributor, aggregator and leader in that movement. The organization promotes free speech, expands civic engagement through local media, collaborates with others, and acts with one voice.
The organization also holds educational events for adults and youth that includes summits and an annual conference, and they promote excellence in community programming through their Hometown Media Awards.