Organizing for Neighborhood News
Lead organization: Free Press
Partner organizations: Germantown Info Hub, Kensington Voice, The People’s Education Center, Temple University, and WHYY
Grant amount: $25,000
Project description: This project will train and mentor community members to work with residents, develop stories with journalists and boost information that helps counter stigmatized coverage.
Why we’re supporting this project: These organizations seek to serve highly diverse local neighborhoods by empowering local residents to create journalism that is representative of their community, which can be a powerful force for change.