For an Oregon Public Radio project on the East Portland neighborhood, public insight journalist Amanda Peacher has taken to the streets and to Tumblr to tell the stories of the residents of East Portland.
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Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting the work being done in partner newsrooms receiving Public Insight Network engagement funding. This week, Prairie Public Broadcasting launched its anti-bullying engagement project with a query to 450 school superintendents, principals and counselors across North Dakota.
Newsrooms around the country have been using the Public Insight Network to bring firsthand veteran experience to their reporting and to bring people together for engagement events in their communities.
Do you have children at or near the ages of the victims in Newtown? Have they experienced the kind of loss that might inform a conversation about the Connecticut tragedy?
“What our relationship would have become if things had worked out, or if the divorce had come later, I can never know.” Christopher Fleming writes. “But what I do know is that each breath shared with Jacob is a chance to get better together.”
Leatrice Fullerton sent in her story via PIN. After speaking with her, Michigan Radio PIN journalist Sarah Alvarez knew she would be a great candidate for testing out something new: having sources voice and record their own stories. She told an amazing story of what it takes to raise successful kids on a very limited income and with other challenges as well. More at michiganradio.org.
Muslim parents have to get creative during Ramadan to nourish their kids for a long summer day of fasting. This year, Amy Hossain combined cultural and culinary traditions to create a calorie-rich dish that’s a hit with her young daughters.
Parents share the ways they’re integrating their childhood traditions with those of their friends, neighbors and communities to create a wholly American Ramadan for their kids: one that reflects the melding of cultures, tastes and faith in their lives.
For the parents of the millions of kids who play contact sports, all that research and news coverage boils down to one simple question: Should I let my child play?
With more than 900 million active users on Facebook, it’s becoming an unavoidable truth that our parents, aunts and uncles, and even grandparents are creeping into the realm of social networking. Have yours?