The Institute of the Black World is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men: Ferguson and Beyond The Way Forward tonight at 6:30pm. The forum will be held at famed Washington DC bookstore Busboys & Poets, and streamed live online. The stream is also available at the end of this article.

Amherst Media is hiring

Amherst Media has a job opening for the Director of Production & Internships.

The Director of Production & Internships will oversee the intake, selection, training, assignment and scheduling of interns for all remote and on-site Public, Education and Government productions that require Amherst Media involvement.

The full job description is available here.

Community Breakfast

The 48th Annual Community Breakfast, sponsored by the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is quickly approaching. The breakfast is open to all.

ARPS First Day Celebration 2014

If you're looking for something to do on August 27, the 5th annual First Day Celebration will be taking place on the Amherst Town Common.  As always, the event is free and open to the public and will feature, music, games and much more.  The celebrations starts at 5 pm with a rain location at the ARHS Cafeteria.  See the poster for more details.

Amherst Media Archiving

Amherst Media had a great group of interns this summer. One of their daily tasks was to help us digitize and collect metadata about the tapes in our video archive, which Amherst College intern, Carey, is doing in this photo. We are currently seeking a couple of highly motivated and detail oriented students to come on board as Archiving and Digitizing interns during the upcoming fall and/or spring semesters.