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We believe great journalism can change the world in extraordinary ways.

The technology revolution offers unparalleled opportunities for journalists to transform media into powerful tools that advance equity, give voice to the voiceless, illuminate injustice, and move people to action.

It is this vision of journalism — as a vital source of education, engagement and empowerment — that drives us to experiment with bold, fresh approaches to news and storytelling.

And to push journalists to produce work that makes a difference.

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Watch Our Video of SF Public Press's “Solving Homelessness: A Community Workshop"

More than 200 people participated in San Francisco Public Press’s one-day symposium and workshop that explored bold and creative ideas to solve homelessness in the Bay Area. The event, “Solving Homelessness: A Community Workshop,” was held on Jan. 25 at the Impact Hub in San Francisco’s Mission District. Participants included local residents, policy makers, housing advocates, architects and city planners, and homeless men and women.

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Using systems thinking to untangle the Bay Area's housing crisis

Renaissance Journalism will host a free, one-day workshop for Bay Area journalists on July 19 on how to incorporate systems thinking into in-depth reporting projects. The workshop will be led by the New School’s Journalism + Design program and held at Oakland’s collaborative workspace StudioToBe. This is a by-invitation-only event to Bay Area journalists, with participation limited to 20 people. Early reservations via this link are strongly encouraged by 5pm Friday, July 13.

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