Oakland Voices grad applies learning to her health sector job

By Jennifer Neutel Skills gained via program ‘invaluable’: Katherine Brown Katherine Brown says her Oakland Voices experience enabled a shift in her thinking around finding opportunities for positive relationships with the media in her public health sector work. Oakland Voices is a nine-month program that trains community members to produce news content for local news … Continue reading Oakland Voices grad applies learning to her health sector job

Unite Rochester seeks to effect positive change

By Jennifer Neutel News organization engaging residents, raising awareness of racial inequities A “Listening Tour” on racial inequity hosted by the Democrat and Chronicle’s editorial board has engaged more than 150 community members and political leaders, and is beginning to lead to direct changes in the community. In one instance, a town supervisor said he … Continue reading Unite Rochester seeks to effect positive change

Oakland Voices empowers citizen journalism

By Jennifer Neutel Project a win-win for news organization and participants, says co-founder Community members are being trained to produce news for local news organizations through a program sparked by the desire to see the Oakland Tribune do a better job connecting with the community beyond the pages of the paper. The program, Oakland Voices, … Continue reading Oakland Voices empowers citizen journalism