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July 31 ASMP Town Hall – The Latest Updates to PPP, EIDL and More

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Friday July 31 @ 3PM ET Join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and ASMP National Board Member and Treasurer Gabriella Marks as they tackle the latest news and developments in the programs that are critical to all photographers and small business owners. Tom will discuss how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) repayment applications are progressing, how the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is still providing funding, and how the expiration of the PUA and...
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ASMP Town Hall: Copyright, PPP, EIDL & Your Questions

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Friday, June 26 @ 3PM ET For this week's Town Hall, we are going to bring it back to one of the most important things that affects each and every photographer and small business owner: copyright. Starting with a review of the CASE Act and the benefits of its passage by ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy, we’ll pivot to reviewing the basics of copyright law, check on the new rules and court rulings, discuss fair...
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A Special Juneteenth Town Hall Conversation – “Generations in the Making: A Reckoning with America’s History”

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Friday, June 19 @ 3 p.m. ET ASMP is pre-empting our regularly scheduled Friday Town Hall in recognition of Juneteenth.  Our distinguished guest is award-winning journalist, educator, speaker and editor Mary C. Curtis. The current American moment is not only about George Floyd.  It’s not only about law enforcement.  It’s about the systemic racism that has been present in our society and culture since before the country’s founding.  It affects every facet of American life. ...
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“The Movement and The Moment,” An ASMP Town Hall in Two Parts — June 12

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Friday, June 12 @ 3PM ET Today, America is contending with twin pandemics. These two – systemic racism and COVID-19 – must be addressed, and each of us has a role to play in defeating them. In this week’s ASMP Friday Town Hall No.13, “The Movement and The Moment: A Town Hall in Two Parts,” Executive Director Tom Kennedy’s special guest is Archy LaSalle, a fine art photographer based in Boston and the founder of “WHERE...
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ASMP National Statement on Racial Justice

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Dear ASMP Community, As the past week of protests over George Floyd’s death reminded us, this is a time of very needed reckoning where each of us must come to terms with the inequality that underpins our society. Systemic and institutionalized racism exist in America and must be ended by conscious, collective action demanding change. We can begin with persistent self-examination, while pursuing continuing self-education, and relationship building that affirms dignity. We must take daily,...
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ASMP Town Hall: From 1968 to 2020 – American Again at a Crossroads – June 5, 2020

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  Friday June 5 @ 3pm ET In light of recent national events and in the interest of catalyzing individual and collective reflection on what we need to do to move our country forward, ASMP is pre-empting this week’s regularly scheduled Friday Town Hall.  Instead, we will host “From 1968 to 2020: America Again at a Crossroads.” We are honored to have Professor Leon Dash of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and photographer/filmmaker Samantha...
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A Shaking of the Foundations: America’s Time of Reckoning

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On Friday, May 29, at the beginning of ASMP’s Friday Town Hall webinar, Executive Director Tom Kennedy called for a moment of silence in light of events that continue to rock the nation.  We’re sharing that clip here along with further thoughts from Tom. Last week, America saw two terrible events come together to reveal the fault lines that exist in the bedrock of our society. We passed the grim milestone of 100,000 lives lost...
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ASMP COVID-19 Town Hall Q&A – May 29

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  Friday May 29 @3pmET Join ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy, ASMP General Counsel Tom Maddrey, and ASMP Advocacy Counsel Mike Klipper for the 11th weekly open forum addressing the challenges photographers and their support teams currently face during this pandemic. Bring your questions. If you are unable to attend, this Town Hall will be recorded and posted on the COVID-19 Town Hall Q&A Archives page where videos for previous Town Hall Q&As are posted....
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