The American Amateur Press Association (AAPA) is a nation-wide
non-profit organization of amateur journalists founded in
1936. The purpose of the association is the promotion of
amateur journalism and fellowship of amateur writers, editors,
printers, and publishers; and the circulation of their work
among the membership.
The National Amateur Press Association (NAPA) is the oldest
amateur journalism group in the world. It's a hobby group
whose purpose is amateur printing, writing, editing, and
publishing. Letterpress printing is a major interest of most
members of the association.