Follow The Money: American Rescue Plan AMA (July 2022)

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Follow The Money: American Rescue Plan AMA (July 2022)

This AMA-style webinar will give journalists an opportunity to ask questions and discuss how the American Rescue Plan and other federal stimulus funds will be used in local communities.

July 26, 2022

Overview

  • Tune in at 1 p.m. Eastern time on July 26 to learn from data journalists and Poynter experts
  • Submit your questions in advance or get your questions answered during the 90-minute webinar
  • Get inspired with storytelling ideas and practical advice on how to approach this data

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Learning Outcomes

Participants in this online group seminar will:

  • Gain practical advice on how to track federal spending in local communities
  • Learn best practices for spending federal funds on public health, public safety, infrastructure and the environment
  • Hear relevant questions from other journalists who are analyzing federal spending

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Overview

  • Tune in at 1 p.m. Eastern time on July 26 to learn from data journalists and Poynter experts
  • Submit your questions in advance or get your questions answered during the 90-minute webinar
  • Get inspired with storytelling ideas and practical advice on how to approach this data

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Nearly $2 trillion dollars will be hitting states for the next several years via the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This AMA-style webinar will give journalists an opportunity to ask questions and engage discussion among experienced data journalists and Poynter experts.

Click here to submit your questions in advance, then tune in at 1 p.m. Eastern time on July 26 to join the discussion.

This AMA-style webinar is a follow-up to Poynter’s Follow the Money: American Rescue Plan workshop series, though prior attendance is not a prerequisite. 

Questions?

If you need assistance, please email us at info@poynter.org.

This free, 90-minute webinar will take place on Tuesday, July 26 at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Though the program will be recorded and available for replay, we hope most participants can attend live to get their questions answered and contribute to a robust conversation.

Who should apply

Local journalists with varied data skills are welcome and will benefit from this online group seminar. The application is short and straightforward.

Cost

This webinar is free, thanks to support from the Joyce Foundation.

Instructors

Lead Faculty

  • Kristen Hare
    Faculty, The Poynter Institute
    Kristen Hare covers and teaches on the transformation of local news for the Poynter Institute. Her work for Poynter has earned her a Mirror Award...
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  • Patti DiVincenzo
    Training Director, IRE
    Patti DiVincenzo has spent more than three decades working in TV stations across the country, starting in Topeka, Kansas, and eventually landing at WSB-TV in...
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