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Earlier this year, the Public Press received an INNovation Fund grant from Institute for Nonprofit News and the Knight Foundation to forge new relationships with community groups.
Building on the success of our past outreach programs, which focused on in-person conversation on the street, this spring we hope to connect with neighborhood leaders where they already are.
In short presentations to at least 40 neighborhood, professional, religious and political groups, we plan to host discussions about San Francisco civic issues that are often overlooked in the press and on broadcast news.
Our goal is to share our experiences doing issue-based investigative reporting and solicit ideas for future reports.
We have a robust list of San Francisco organizations, but we want to hear from you: What groups should we reach out to?