The female Marine in this story came to us through PIN query outreach among veterans in the Boston area
Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.
We asked members what the Supreme Court’s decisions on DOMA and Proposition 8 affected them and what more can be done for gay rights.
This week, an open air venue in a refurbished downtown Park Rapids, viewing art in book form, and an indie women’s choral group interprets master songwriters.
Arlene Kimura told us about her experience working to bring playground resources to under served neighborhoods in East Portland, a lower income, diverse part of the city.
Few parents can imagine being accused of kidnapping your own children. But it happened to PIN source Shari LeKane-Yentumi of University City. LeKane-Yentumi shared her insight with the Beacon as reporter Nancy Fowler wrote about “Soy Yo! (I Am Me!) An Afro-Latina Suite,” a play that zeroes in on the issues around a specific ethnic mix: Latino and African-American.
KUHF asked how colleges should consider race, if at all. A student source was able to provide personal experience and insights on race in college when this case decision came down. Read the full story here.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 189,000 married men are stay-at-home dads, caring for about 369,000 children under the age of 15. PIN source Jeff Lash is one of them, and he shared his particular insight through with the Beacon. Read his story here.
KPBS heard from experts and people with diverse views through their query on the nuclear plant to interview on radio, TV and web for their coverage of the decision to close the San Onofre nuclear plant. Read more.
Reporter Christopher Connelly wanted to know if young adults are delaying big decisions because of student debt. Responses to a query about the issue led to this story about the long term impact of student loan debt. Read more.
Immigrants have had a profound effect on South Florida, leaving their mark on culture, food, language, and even the region’s horticulture. PIN sources contributed to this story from WLRN about gardens grown with a mind toward culture and tradition.