Past Initiatives

Portraits of nine people under the title Faith Champions

Newsrooms and journalists brought a solutions lens into coverage for people of religious faith in 2022-23.

Panelists from El Tecolote, SF Bay View and SF State Journalism Department discuss what solutions journalism offers multicultural communities and workers.

Newsrooms examined responses to systemic labor issues and building stronger, healthier narratives about workers in 2022-23.

From left: CJC members Jim Yarbrough (of QNotes), Nate Morabito (WCNC), Lauren Lindstrom (Charlotte Observer), Hilda Gurdian (La Noticia), Seth Ervin (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library), Glenn Burkins (QCityMetro), and David Boraks (WFAE). They are taking questions from co-moderator and WCNC anchor Fred Shropshire during an event in pre-pandemic times. (Photo courtesy Michael Davis)

A multiyear initiative — the first phase of which ran from 2019 to 2023 — aimed at strengthening and reinvigorating local media ecosystems.