Let’s change the public narrative

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The stories of Chicago should not be only about power and institutions, but they must include people too — that includes people of color, women and neighborhood organizations. A democracy functions best when news organizations are engaged with those same audiences and news organizations stay relevant. 

We are a registered 501(c)3 housed at Columbia College Chicago. We generate 50 percent of our revenue via our work but the rest comes from foundations and people like you.

With your help, we can build a better public narrative.

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Thank you to the following foundations for their generous support of our work.








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