The Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media and Education (NAAME) is a non-profit organization based in the Pacific Northwest comprised of media makers, artists, musicians and cultural workers. NAAME is a regional coalition of community media groups, throughout the NW, working together to support building closer ties with each other and assisting organizations in building their media skills and capacity. NAAME has organized the Cascade Media Convergence conducting a series of skill based training’s for student and community organizations with the goal of empowering people of all ages important media skills.