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Tell MPR News your family's immigration story

The United States has seen multiple waves of immigration throughout its history. Is that how your family came to the U.S.? If so, what's your family's story?
asked on February 27, 2017

Tell OPB how Trump policies could affect you

President Trump has promised to make sweeping policy changes that could bring major changes to our country. How do these or other policies affect you?
asked on February 23, 2017

Tell us why you, your parents, or your grandparents came to live in America?

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 why you came to live in the United States, whether you’re a recent immigrant or your story looks back across generations.
asked on February 22, 2017

Conservatives in the arts: What's your story?

As an artist, does it appear that liberals have monopolized your industry? If you are an artist of any sort, and also identify with the conservative side of the political spectrum, we want to hear from you.
asked on February 22, 2017

Do you support Trump's measures against undocumented immigrants?

The Department of Homeland Security released a new set of rules to tighten immigration enforcement on Tuesday.
asked on February 22, 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

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Missouri governor's proposed budget cuts spare farmers, but not biodiesel debt February 22, 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens isn’t sparing the state’s Department of Agriculture from proposed budget cuts, but Missouri's agriculture director says farmers and ranchers will receive the same level of services they currently see. Still, a PIN source who grows corn, soybeans and hay is concerned that Missouri farmers are about to face tough times due to dropping commodity prices.

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 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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    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 »