The Alhambra Source sought to play an active role as a civic organization, running workshops to train young journalists and community contributors, to help immigrants tell their stories and to encourage financial literacy among college-bound high school students. The non-profit news source will suspend publication on Nov. 15 due to financial reasons.
The funding from the Facebook Journalism Project in collaboration with the Lenfest Institute for Journalism and the Local Media Association supports 400 newsrooms bringing vital COVID-19 reporting to their communities.
For the second consecutive year the Alhambra Source makes the INN list of top stories for the year.
The Newsmatch drive runs through Dec. 31 and gives newsrooms like Alhambra Source some capacity to report vital community news. During the two-month window, most contributions will be matched in full.
During the 30 days of September, the Alhambra Source hopes to add 30% of its readers to the Donor Supporter community at a minimum of $30.
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Alhambra Source launches its community voices program with a multimedia journalism workshop.