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The Denver Post hosted community conversations that are part of a larger project looking at youth suicide in Colorado — and whether more could be done to address the issue.
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Two leading engagement editors share lessons from the field about how engagement can help you frame and source stories to center community needs and fill information gaps.
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In a city that has been rapidly losing its black middle class, challenges for those who remain are heightened by poverty, isolation and systemic bias. But how does a journalist do more than just report on the problem?
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The Hope Buss offers free rides to the grocery store for people without personal transportation.
By jesikah maria ross and Olivia Henry
A nuts-and-bolts account of how community engagement made a crucial difference in telling the stories behind one California county's alarmingly high suicide rate.
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James Causey returned to his old neighborhood in Milwaukee to take a sustained look at how young people are impacted by trauma, and how a community garden is trying to buffer against that damage.
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What happens when a poorer, unincorporated section of Sonoma is annexed by a wealthier neighboring city? Two editors share what they learned from telling stories of how annexation is impacting a community's health.
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The team tells how they wrapped their arms around a huge story: the impact of violence on children in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in one of the country’s most violent cities.
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There is no way for an outsider to just parachute into a different culture and start writing about something as complex as refugee trauma. It takes building trust in that community.

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