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Did you grow up in poverty?

Colorado Public Radio is producing ongoing coverage of kids in poverty, and we'd like to hear from adults who grew up in poverty. Please share your experience.
asked on January 23, 2015

Parents: What are your questions about the Common Core?

Share your insights and questions with the KPCC education team of reporters.
asked on January 23, 2015

Hey Kansans, What Would You Ask Your State Legislators?

We want constituents to join us for conversations with Kansas legislators.
asked on January 22, 2015

Arizonans: Are you ready for potential problems filing taxes this year?

Cronkite News is doing a story on potential problems with this tax season and wants to hear from you. If your refund was delayed or reduced, what would the change mean for you?
asked on January 22, 2015

Are you a former or current student at Miami Sunset Senior High?

Current and former students have criticized the cleanliness of Miami Sunset Senior High School, prompting an online petition calling for the principal of the school to be removed. Miami Herald reporters are talking to parents, teachers and students, and we'd like to hear from you.
asked on January 21, 2015

What do you think of the COOL rules?

The rules that require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered may be going away. Are you a rancher? What do you think of the COOL rules? What would happen if they went away?
asked on January 20, 2015

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

Middle class family cheers President's plan to triple Child Care Tax Credit January 22, 2015

Among the breaks for the middle class President Obama proposed during his State of the Union address Tuesday, the one insiders said Republicans are most likely to pass is a bigger tax break for child care. The president wants to triple the Child Care Tax Credit to $3,000 per child. We reached out to PIN sources to see how they'd be affected by the tax relief.

Ranchers rebel over beef checkoff January 20, 2015

Six PIN sources informed this story.

The Selma-to-Montgomery March: A peaceful protest that changed history January 19, 2015

As the country prepares for the King holiday on Monday — he would have turned 86 on Jan. 15 — many will witness those events in Alabama through the new film, Selma, starring David Oyelowo as King. Some South Floridians, however, took part in those battles or recalled watching on television the unfolding of a seminal moment in American history. We asked members to share their memories of the marches.

With Or Without The Rams: PIN Sources Discuss Proposal For Riverfront Stadium January 12, 2015

After the announcement of a plan to build a stadium on the Mississippi riverfront, PIN sources shared, just what the plan means to them.

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  • Newsrooms use PIN to drive award-winning contentSeptember 29, 2014

    A big congratulations to the ten PIN newsrooms that were finalists and winners of the Online News Association’s 2014 awards! They are: Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUT Austin, St. Louis Public Radio, NPR, MPR News, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Center for Public Integrity, News21, WLRN-Miami Herald News, and The Washington Post. Here’s how some of these newsrooms use... Read more »
  • Using PIN to track social impact – a Minnesota exampleSeptember 23, 2014

    There is no dearth of evidence that Minnesotans are civic-minded. The state’s volunteerism rates are second in the nation, more than 60 percent of Minnesotans donate money to charity, and we lead the country in voter turnout. While such statistics are great, they don’t capture what it’s like to live in a social-minded state full... Read more »