We invited an inspiring group of “Doers” to share their projects and visions for transforming our relationship with the land, our natural resources, and each other. The event offered the opportunity to explore promising community-centric approaches to funding and equitable resource distribution.
17 students in DeVigal’s engaged journalism class used the Generative Dialogue Framework (GDF) to host small-group conversations with folks across the U.S., asking them about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and their perspectives on the new vaccine.
The project and platform help make journalism more responsive to the public’s needs and more inclusive of the public’s voices and diversity, helping journalists, educators, and students find each other, resources and mentorship.
Meetr — A place where engaged journalism reflection meets measurable progress. Its goal is to support the practice of relational journalism and to provide engagement journalists an apparatus to encourage reflection and highlight growth.
A Doers Gathering is a half-day event that showcases local doer-led projects, identifies opportunities for support and collaboration, and creates a network of doers in the community. We’ve put together the Doers Gathering Toolkit as a resource to help you get started.
Listeners Podcast is a show about the craft and power of listening. We talk with media and communication experts, thought leaders, doers, and innovators whose ideas can amplify the quality of our dialogue and interactions.
Finding Common Ground aimed to achieve cross-border collaboration with engagement practitioners in the media by supporting projects that get people to look up from their devices, meet people with different opinions, listen, and engage in meaningful and civil dialogue across silos and polarized positions.
In collaboration with the Portland Bureau of Transportation, UO’s Reporting Within Communities master’s course produced a series of videos to start a dialogue and inform the city’s pedestrian planning process, PedPDX.
We hosted three workshops in the fall and winter of 2017-2018 to explore and expand engaged journalism initiatives in three communities around the country. This report summarizes what we set out to accomplish and what we and the participants learned during that
Open: Housing is a platform, a network, and a set of strategies aimed at strengthening the information ecosystem that supports civic engagement around housing issues. It encourages collaboration to identify, curate, and share data, information, and stories that illuminate Portland’s housing crisis and create a climate for real solutions to emerge.
This project captures the experiences and perspectives of 19 Oregon-area journalists who covered the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Its intent is to contribute to the national conversation about mass shootings.
Interdisciplinary teams of journalists, developers, designers, subject matter experts and students gathered to produce data-driven stories addressing some of the biggest issues facing Portland and Oregon.