KPCC/LAist gave cameras to 12 childcare providers, early educators, and caregivers across Southern California. The goal was to gain an intimate look into their daily experience caring for young children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The result was an immersive, multimedia #nofilter look at early childhood care.
Equally Informed Philly is an initiative at Resolve Philly that bridges the city’s digital divide through a community-powered print newsletter and an English/Spanish Q&A Equal Info Line, as well as an SMS text-based newsletter focusing on gun violence solutions and resources in the city.
We in engaged journalism have much to learn from other communities of practice. Fiona Morgan, July’s Gather Guest Curator, produced and hosted this conversation with fellow members of our civic infrastructure.
Learn how to build reciprocal relationships with communities so your newsroom can truly serve local needs. Alicia Bell and Mike Rispoli will take you through their methodology, using grassroots organizing techniques to develop community leadership and share power.
Seattle Times’ Education Lab hosts a signature student engagement program called Student Voices, launched in 2015 – two years after Ed Lab began. High school and college students with experience in Washington public schools receive one-on-one coaching from Seattle Times editors to produce stories from start to finish.
Curated and led by June’s Gather Guest Curator, Simon Galperin brought together community media leaders from New Orleans, Atlanta, and Cleveland to share lessons in working with community members to produce journalism.
Unheard, published by ProPublica and Anchorage Daily News, is an engagement project that creates space for victims of sexual abuse in Alaska to share their stories and recovery journeys. The project focused on the collaboration between the writers and the community members that this issue directly affects.
Long Beach Post’s Stephanie Rivera and The Oaklandside’s Cole Goins share lessons learned from their experiences enlisting community editorial and advisory boards to inform and deepen newsroom coverage.
Instead of letting public access channels wither due to commercial market fluctuations, we should publicly fund and expand the precious communication infrastructure that access media offers.
Watch the Chicago Documenters Team members India Daniels, Nalani Saito, Natalie Frazier and Max Resnik in conversation with host Becca Aaronson from the News Product Alliance about centering community in product development.
The two finalists for the 2021 OJA/Gather Award in Engaged Journalism in the Micro/Small Newsrooms category, including El Tímpano and The Marshall Project, offer lessons learned from their community-engagement projects.
The Community Editorial Board comprises seven members of the Long Beach community from different life journeys, different parts of the city and different socio-economic experiences. The board writes on issues and subjects in which it has a personal interest, experience or expertise.