Uplifting Voices

TOGETHER, APART

A zine for youth offering virtual options, tips and advice while social distancing.

Layout Design and Illustrations: Vitaliy Vladimirov

Research & Coordination: Aja Beckham



COVID-19 + Democracy

The Uplifting Voices series will serve as a listening channel through which we will lift up the voices and needs of the community to candidates, local policy makers, and members of the media.

Press play to hear any of the highlights below.



African American voices

Click here for complete African American conversation and transcription.



Latinx & First Nation voices

Click here for complete Latinx & First Nation conversation and transcription.



Latinx voices (Español)

Esta serie servirá como un canal para escucha, en la cual levantaremos las voces y necesidades de la comunidad a los candidatos, políticos locales y miembros de los medios de comunicación.

Descargo de responsabilidad: Los pensamientos y opiniones expresados ​​aquí son de los participantes y no reflejan las opiniones u opiniones de Public Narrative, su Junta Directiva, socios, patrocinadores u otros patrocinadores.

Presione reproducir para escuchar cualquiera de los puntos destacados a continuación.

Haga clic aquí para ver la conversación y transcripción completa de Latinx voces (Español).



Asian American voices

Click here for complete Asian American conversation and transcription.



White / Bi-Racial voices

Click here for complete White / Bi-racial conversation and transcription.



White voices

Click here for complete White conversation and transcription.



Many thanks to our facilitators and friends at Local Voices Network!!!



Special thanks to our sponsor!!!

In 2020, Elevate Energy is celebrating 20 years of improving quality of life for underserved communities by helping them save money, improve their environment, and access opportunities in the workforce that will be part of tackling climate change. As part of their 20th anniversary celebration, Elevate Energy is highlighting leaders in equity work and climate action across Illinois through their 5-part podcast series, Climate Changemakers.



Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the participants and do not reflect the opinions or views of Public Narrative, its Board of Directors, partners, funders or other sponsors.

COVID-19

How to reach us in this time

Our small team is working remotely, and available to connect with you by email. We would like to hear directly from you about how we can help and be most supportive. Email us at: info@publicnarrative.org

Click here to read a letter on COVID-19 from our President, Jhmira Alexander, from March 31st, 2020.

Coronavirus Resources

In the midst of a global health crisis, many industries have necessarily ceased work. But journalism is one part of our society that has not, and cannot afford to stop. Sources of trusted information are more important than ever. So, in this challenging time, we want to ask our partners in journalism and in communities: 

How can we support you?

What resources do you need?
How is your community adjusting to life in the time of Coronavirus?
What stories are being left out of media coverage of Coronavirus?
What journalists and media outlets are you turning to for trusted information about Coronavirus?

Click here to tell us how we can help.

What we're doing

In addition to the resources below, in March we hosted three free webinars, geared towards connecting communities with journalists during this crisis: http://bit.ly/mediarelationscovid19

Look out for more events like that, and tell us what you want to see more of.

Local, State & National Information Sites

Chicago Resources & Reporting

Get the facts

Mental health resources

Healthy distractions

How to reach us in this time

Our small team is working remotely, and available to connect with you by email. We would like to hear directly from you about how we can help and be most supportive. Click here to tell us what we can do, or email us at: info@publicnarrative.org.

Click here to read a letter on COVID-19 from our President, Jhmira Alexander, from March 31st, 2020.