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.
Topic: Community Participation
How Resolve Philly Bridged Philadelphia’s “Digital Divide”
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.
How the Seattle Times Education Lab Cultivates and Centers Student Voices
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.
How Unheard Worked with Sexual Assault Survivors in Alaska to Tell Their Stories in Their Own Words
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.
How Civility Tennessee is Bringing Tennesseans Together in Conversation
Started in 2018 as a response to the growing polarization in the U.S., Civility Tennessee is a campaign “that seeks to model, promote and encourage civil discourse on issues of the day.”
How WFAE expands learning and engagement to a wider audience through Podcasting 101 & the Queen City PodQuest Academy programs
Building off the immense interest in podcasting and the success of the Queen City PodQuest, WFAE collaborated with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to host free “Podcasting 101” workshops that focused on the fundamentals of podcasting.
How Ideastream Built Trust with the Woodhill Homes Community and Brought Awareness to a Larger Audience
To increase awareness and understanding of Woodhill, create feelings of empowerment and “voice” among its residents, and create social connections between them, Ideastream Public Media launched Inside the Bricks: Woodhill Homes.
How America Amplified: Election 2020 Used CE to Foster Dialogue and Elevate Diverse Voices
The efforts of the America Amplified initiative culminated in a six-part, national radio talk show, America Amplified: Election 2020, which explored the social challenges facing Americans before and after the November national election.
How La Nación Got Argentines Stranded Abroad Back Home During the Pandemic
La Nacion launched Stranded Abroad collecting information and sharing stories from those trapped in foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Reveal Discovered Issues with the 2020 Census on the Ground
In early 2020, Reveal launched Seeing 2020, a national collaborative reporting initiative to help newsrooms around the country find ways to improve their coverage of the 2020 Census.
How TMP’s NewsInside Reached the Incarcerated Community
The Marshall Project’s NewsInside, a print publication distributed in prisons and jails, is a collection of TMP’s journalism that relates directly to incarcerated lives.
How CapRadio Collaborated with the Meadowview Community to Construct Their Own Narrative
CapRadio spent a year listening and learning about Sacramento’s Meadowview neighborhood which came to prominence as the place where police shot and killed Stephon Clark.