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What's your experience with payday loans in St. Louis?

St. Louis Public Radio is looking for people who live in the city of St. Louis who have or have had payday loans and can talk about their experiences.
asked on February 17, 2017

What has been your experience with alternative schools?

KPCC In Person and PBS SoCal present a screening of “The Bad Kids” followed by a conversation with education reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez and three young adults who have attended alternative schools to get insights into their experiences — what worked, what didn’t, what they loved and what they would have done differently.
asked on February 8, 2017

Do you support or oppose Trump's executive actions on immigration?

Since coming into office, President Donald Trump has signed three executive actions on immigration.
asked on January 31, 2017

Tell us your experience of health

The BBC and American Public Media are collaborating on a show called "The Response - America's Story" about the hopes, dreams and expectations Americans have for the next four years. For the next program we want you to tell us a story about your experience of health: whether you're a healthy person, a professional or a patient.
asked on January 23, 2017

Prenup agreements

A recent survey of marriage attorneys found that about 60 percent of lawyers polled are noticing an increase in the number of clients seeking prenups. Attorneys say that prenups are not for the wealthy. They are increasingly being used by young adults who want to address concerns about student loan debt, pre-owned business and to protect future income. Financial reporter Jonnelle Marte is working on an article about how the agreements are being used today. We’re looking to speak with couples who are married or getting married in the near future about their views on prenups.
asked on January 12, 2017

Art Hounds wants you!

Attention members of the Minnesota art scene! MPR News has a weekly arts segment we want you to be a part of. It's called Art Hounds and each weekly installment features three people from the Minnesota arts community talking briefly about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out. The only stipulation is that it can't be your own work or work you're professionally, financially or personally associated with in any way.
asked on December 29, 2016

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He's got a green card. Politics have pushed him to apply for US citizenship February 21, 2017

Permanent U.S. residents are not citizens, nor are they living here illegally. They've been vetted by the government to stay in America, and the green card they're issued allows them to cross the border freely. Actually, some have been perfectly content to keep it that way and never get their citizenship. "It was comfortable," says green card holder Everardo Landero, 37, who lives in Santa Ana. "I was able to get a driver's license, which eventually became my livelihood. I was able to leave the country. I was able to come back without a problem." But Landero's mind started to change recently, and other KPCC listeners have told us similar stories, too.

How Trump’s executive orders on immigration, refugees and enforcement are affecting St. Louisans February 2, 2017

PIN source from Iraq who is a legal permanent resident in the United States, with a green card, shares his concerns about not being able to travel.

How did you get here? January 31, 2017

The "How did you get here?" project is drawn entirely from PIN responses. Additionally, the goal of this project is to draw more responses, especially from populations currently underrepresented in the network.

HookedRx: From prescription to addiction January 10, 2017

A PIN source gave insight into how her family was affected by opioid use.

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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 »