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May 2021 Newsletter

Journalism

Check out this guide to grants, trainings and important resources for local news publishers of color

Check out this guide to grants, trainings and important resources for local news publishers of color
Communities

A new pilot program will use social media to help increase vaccination rates in San Jose’s hard-to-reach communities

A <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/articles/informing-and-engaging-san-jose-residents-about-vaccines-can-help-them-make-decisions-to-protect-themselves-and-their-community/”>new pilot program</a> will use social media to help increase vaccination rates in San Jose’s hard-to-reach communities
Learning and Impact

New Gallup/Knight research explores what people tell us about their news habits when they’re not being asked.

New Gallup/Knight research explores what people tell us about their news habits <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/articles/new-study-what-people-tell-us-about-their-news-habits-when-theyre-not-being-asked/”>when they’re not being asked</a>.
Arts

A new report explores how arts and culture can strengthen community ties and social cohesion.

A new report explores how <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/articles/arts-and-culture-can-strengthen-community-ties-new-report-shows/”>arts and culture</a> can strengthen community ties and social cohesion.
Communities

We’re investing $1M in Code for America’s local tech Brigade chapters and their work to build sustainable business models for civic technology.

We’re investing $1M in Code for America’s local tech Brigade chapters and their work to build <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/press/releases/code-for-america-to-strengthen-local-tech-brigade-chapters-with-support-from-knight-foundation/”>sustainable business models</a> for civic technology.
Journalism

A new, $3M Knight initiative will help local news organizations harness the power of artificial intelligence to drive business success.

A new, $3M Knight initiative will help local news organizations harness <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/articles/ai-for-local-news-advancing-business-sustainability-in-newsrooms/”>the power of artificial intelligence</a> to drive business success.
Other

A new report by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics urges the NCAA and its member schools to create equity for Black college athletes.

A new report by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics urges the NCAA and its member schools to <a href=”https://www.knightcommission.org/2021/05/racial-equity/”>create equity for Black college athletes</a>.
Communities

Learn how the Emerging Cities Champion program has helped 124 young leaders create inclusive, vibrant public spaces in their cities.

Learn how the Emerging Cities Champion program has helped 124 young leaders create <a href=”https://knightfoundation.org/articles/harnessing-the-power-of-124-innovators-how-the-emerging-city-champions-trained-young-leaders-to-create-more-inclusive-public-spaces-in-their-cities/”>inclusive, vibrant public spaces</a> in their cities.

March 2021 Newsletter

Communities

A new Knight-commissioned report offers recommendations for developing equitable and inclusive public spaces during and beyond the pandemic

A new Knight-commissioned report offers recommendations for developing equitable and inclusive public spaces during and beyond the pandemic
Arts

Shift Space, a new publication produced by United States Artists, explores new media art and the work of our 2021 Knight Arts + Technology Fellows.

Shift Space, a new publication produced by United States Artists, explores new media art and the work of our 2021 Knight Arts + Technology Fellows.
Communities

We’re investing $554K in three St. Paul organizations that are putting people first and building an equitable community.

We’re investing $554K in three St. Paul organizations that are putting people first and building an equitable community.

Knight Visiting Scholars Mary Anne Franks and Eric Goldman will use their expertise to curate a research series on the internet, democracy and society.

Knight Visiting Scholars Mary Anne Franks and Eric Goldman will use their expertise to curate a research series on the internet, democracy and society.

A statement to the Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion highlights the success of the woman- and minority-owned firms that manage 1/3 of our endowment.

A statement to the Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion highlights the success of the woman- and minority-owned firms that manage 1/3 of our endowment.
Journalism

See six key takeaways and watch recordings of the 14th annual Knight Media Forum.

See six key takeaways and watch recordings of the 14th annual Knight Media Forum.
Learning and Impact

Ashley Zohn has been promoted to Knight Foundation’s vice president for learning and impact.

Ashley Zohn has been promoted to Knight Foundation’s vice president for learning and impact.