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.
Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.
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.
To prep for a story looking at the changes happening in Boyle Heights, I connected reporters with sources who’ve told us about this in the past.
Discussing recent events and the topic of race is a daunting task for any parent but it may be especially tough for parents who are a different race than their children.
Three white parents—including one PIN source—who are raising black and biracial children talked with Take Two’s Alex Cohen about how their mixed race families are talking about current events and the role of race.
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 star…
On June 7, California voters and poll workers faced a number of challenges ranging from confusion over voter registration and vote-by-mail ballots, understaffed polling places, and outdated machinery. Voters, activists, election officials and KPCC senior politics reporter Mary Plummer gathered in the Crawford Family Forum on July 13 to discuss the issues that complicated the primary election and solutions that might be implemented in time for November’s general election.
The secretary of state voter hotline received more than 500 complaints on Election Day, and panelists explored the logistical, historical and legal contexts of these problems, many of which intersected with the issue of poll worker training and retention. Audience members shared concerns, offered solutions, and posed questions that underscored the urgency – and difficulty – of improving the systems involved in casting and counting ballots.
In the weeks following the June 7 primary election, details are emerging about the kinds and extent of problems voters encountered at the polls.Based on an information request to the Secretary of State, KPCC found that voters cited poll workers as thei…
Several weeks ago, we started asking you to complete this sentence: “My America is …”Some responses were short and sweet, and some made us want to dig a little deeper. Several PIN sources joined the conversation for our We Live Here podcast.
St. Louis Public Radio hosted a debate on July 6 between Missouri’s four Republican candidates for governor. Reporters Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum posed questions based on suggestions from PIN sources about the issues they wanted the candidates to a…
Figuring out how to introduce kids to religion or spirituality can be tough for parents.What to do in mixed-faith families? Or when one parent would prefer not to bring a child up with religion? What about explaining to kids the practices of a faith tr…