Policy & Advocacy Coalition



The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) created the Policy & Advocacy Coalition to provide a unified voice designed to address challenges affecting the historical, preservation and future legacy of African American music, artists, industry professionals, cultural and trade organizations.

The work of this coalition includes a main goal of becoming a catalyst for conversation that creates change, as well as a hub of information and research on African American music, trends, history and related data. Secondarily, the coalition will share information and research on a consistent basis to become a leading source providing intra-industry referrals, media statements and reports to assist all coalition members. Members have access to produced information and reports, serve as contributors and speakers and are acknowledged in all literature created and distributed by (and to) the coalition members.

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 (Renaissance Hotel)

4pm – 5:30pm – Fireside Chat: The State of Black Music

5:30pm – Policy & Advocacy Mixer w/ the Jerami Matlock Band

SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2017 (Renaissance Hotel)

8:30am – 9:30am – Advocacy Breakfast Networking

9:30am – 10:30am – Special Artist Presentation & Panel Discussion

10:30am – 11:30am – Moving Forward: Future Plans

2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon

June 02, 2017

  The Legends Luncheon celebrates music, specifically the impact that African Americans have made on American musical culture. This concept...

MET Summer Academy

June 12, 2017

Registration Information Registration and Fee Deadline: June 5, 2017 Early Bird – $50 off if you register by April 15,...

The National Museum of African American Music will stand as an international iconic cultural museum dedicated to the vast contributions African Americans have made in music.


Administrative Offices

618 Church St, Suite 130
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 301-8724

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