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How are you talking about politics with kids?

Take Two producers would like to speak with parents and teachers about how they discuss politics with children.
asked on July 29, 2016

Will you shop during Florida's shorter tax-free holiday?

Florida's tax-free holiday is only two days this year, compared to 10 days last year.
asked on July 28, 2016

Marijuana is legal in the Northwest, but has it become a part of your social life?

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Oregon for more than a year now. We want to know how legalization has affected its role in your and your family's social life.
asked on July 27, 2016

After the Rams, which is your favorite NFL team?

The Rams are gone. The pro football pre-season kicks off on Aug. 7 and the first regular season games begin Sept. 8. If you were a Rams fan, which team will now get your love?
asked on July 25, 2016

What does public art mean to you?

Colorado Public Radio would like to know what public art means to you and whether it’s worth your financial support. Share your public art story.
asked on July 19, 2016

What does the death of Philando Castile mean to you?

How is the Philando Castile shooting affecting you? Are you participating in the demonstrations?
asked on July 11, 2016

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When a loved one has cancer, what’s the best thing to say? July 25, 2016

When a close friend or loved one shares that they have a serious health issue, we’re often left not knowing what to do or what to say. PIN sources share what's helped them get through a difficult health issue.

A cautionary tale: Former addict developed 'gigantic addiction' to Vicodin July 20, 2016

As the nation struggles with an epidemic of opioid abuse, KPCC is launching an occasional series in which we’ll share your stories of dealing with pain, and offer experts’ advice on how best to manage it. "Mary" is a PIN source who shared her story of relapse.

South Floridians Get Showered With Delta Aquarid Meteors July 15, 2016

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower will be visible in South Florida late July through early August. We asked our readers and listeners on social media and through the Public Insight Network to share their favorite places to watch meteor showers or go stargazing.

Risk to children's online safety rises in summer July 1, 2016

During the summer, kids are spending even more of their time on the Internet, leaving some parents worried about their safety. Cronkite News reporter Alexa Salari spoke to a PIN parent who happens to be a cybersecurity expert.

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  • KPCC asks “Are you #LatinoEnough?”, sparks newsroom-spanning contentSeptember 22, 2015

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts about inclusive journalism — journalism that is done with communities not for communities.  |  Follow the conversation here. Ashley Alvarado, Southern California Public Radio‘s public engagement editor, has long been a champion of listening to individuals and communities often excluded from news coverage and broader... Read more »
  • Join us for a “listening post” workshop in PortlandAugust 19, 2015

    The Public Insight Network is thrilled to team up with GroundSource founder Andrew Haeg, Oregon Public Broadcasting and Camp Odyssey, an Oregon-based innovative youth leadership diversity program, to offer a workshop on community listening, Oct. 1 in Portland. The workshop is part of a three-day event called “Experience Engagement,” co-hosted by Journalism That Matters and the University of Oregon’s... Read more »