Shaping Narratives

Our Shaping Narratives leaders of color have produced stories with and for their communities that are being used to encourage change-based conversations.

Coffee Conversations with Rose Scott

Rose Scott and the “Closer Look” team travel to coffee shops in metro Atlanta for community conversations about the issues and topics affecting everyone’s quality of life.

Relax! Tru Facts on the Vax

We partnered with a local institution to produce a FB Live broadcast. We combined music and comedy via street interviews with medical expertise to dispel COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

KC Performs

Kansas City PBS developed the KC Performs initiative to support local arts organizations (theatre, song, instrumental) as Covid-19 forced audiences out of performance halls and theatres.

WXXI Public Media Live Forum Series

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WXXI produced six forums with a panel of experts and community leaders, who shared information about the virus, vaccines, reopening plans, the economy, and more.


‘Homegoings’ is a special series from Vermont Public Radio that features conversations with musicians of color who live in Vermont — about Black grief, resilience and music.

Maine Public News Connect

Maine Public News Connect is a new initiative where we translate important news and information each week into French, Spanish, Somali, and Portuguese video pods for immigrant communities in Maine.

State Street Mural Project

Following local protests against police brutality in Madison, WI, the city commissioned 70 murals. PBS Wisconsin documented these with a 360° camera to showcase the artists’ calls for justice.