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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.

Stanford Knight Fellowships

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

Ballet Folklorico Moyocoyani Izel

To share the traditional dances of Mexico's La Huasteca region by partnering with a local dance group and professionals in Mexico to teach the choreography to Detroiters

Literary Detroit

To jump start a monthly series that includes communal composition, word games and more giving poets and audience members a space to co-create poems and stories and play with language

Urban transformation of San Jose

To support SPUR San Jose in multi-year programming that engages citizens in the civic conversation around the future of San Jose and to establish SPUR San Jose as a permanent fixture in the civic ecosystem in San Jose.

Ananya Dance Theatre

To tell the story of womens' roles in the global food system through an interdisciplinary piece.

East Side Freedom Library

To create large-scale artworks that celebrate freedom and honor the people who have shaped the city's East Side.

Hamilton Ink Spot

To expand this cooperative that provides daily classes and a mentorship program for the hand printing of original artwork.

Ka Joog

To preserve the art of Somali poetry through a mobile art program offering performances and educational programming.

Shades of Yellow

To build the Hmong LGBT artist community by creating a studio where artists can create, perform and receive support to creatively share their stories.

Stanford d.school

To expose media and civic organizations to Stanford University's d.school's human-centered design methods and tools, developing transformational leaders who can advance their field.

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