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LaunchCode Miami

To support LaunchCode in Miami, creating pathways to economic opportunity and upward mobility through apprenticeships and job placement in technology for thousands of Miami residents seeking jobs at local firms hungry for talent.

eMerge Americas Conference

To attract and retain entrepreneurs in South Florida and promote economic opportunity through the growth of eMerge Americas, the leading Miami-based conference focused on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Welcoming America

To support Welcoming Cities, a program that helps cities to adopt policies and best practices to attract, retain and harness New Americans and immigrant talent.

Design Guidelines for Robust Engagement

To support the initial phase of development of Design Guidelines for Robust Engagement, a clear and accessible set of evidence-based guidelines that promote effective strategies for increasing civic engagement via design.

2014 abc* Continuity Forum

To support the 2014 Continuity Forum, which presents in Miami thought leaders and top social entrepreneurs who are focused on solving pressing global challenges.

The Idea Center @ MDC

To support The Idea Center, which will provide Miami Dade College's large and uniquely diverse student body with the space and resources to connect, collaborate, build and develop their entrepreneurial ideas, thereby helping Miami to harness and retain more of its locally produced talent.

CommentIQ

To promote journalistic excellence by prototyping Comment IQ, a tool to help newsroom moderators surface interesting or constructive comments.

StoryAct

PRI seeks to develop StoryAct, a Drupal-based module to give people clear options to act on news stories. Shaped by journalists, StoryAct will display relevant user-actions within the story, integrating them into the body copy where it contextually makes sense. Our goal is to increase the number of people who engage and get involved in the news by streamlining the process of taking action.

JoLT fellowships

To pilot a leadership-building program with a focus in game design and systems thinking to develop transformational media leaders supporting journalism excellence.

Stanford Knight Fellowships

To support journalism excellence by expanding the impact and reach of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford.

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