Heard on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson

Documenters’ Project Launches New Round of Training for Residents Covering Local Meetings

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A conversation about a collaborative project aimed at empowering Detroiters through teaching them how to report on public meetings.

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Tafari Stevenson-Howard
Tafari Stevenson-Howard

WDETOutlier MediaCitizen Detroit, and City Bureau have been teaming up for several months to help Detroiters attend and document public meetings. 

The Documenters project kicks off a second round of public newsrooms and trainings this month. 

On Detroit Today, Stephen Henderson speaks with Outlier Media Chief of Engagement and Operations Candice Fortman and City Bureau co-founder Darryl Holliday, who directs the organization’s News Lab. 

Click on the audio player above to hear the conversation. 

Here is a schedule of upcoming Detroit Documenters events:

Detroit Documenters Open House
Thursday, March 7
The Jam Handy
2900 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48202

Detroit Documenters Training
Thursday, March 14
The Jam Handy
2900 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48202

Detroit Documenters Training
Friday, March 15
2020 14th St., Detroit 48216

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Detroit Documenters trains and pays highly engaged citizens to participate in the newsgathering process and contribute to a new public record for the city. Learn more and sign up at Documenters.org

Documenters is a collaboration between WDET 101.9 FM, City Bureau, CitizenDetroit, Detroit Detroit, Detroit Free Press, and Outlier Media.

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