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

Instructors

  • 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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  • Taylor DesOrmeau
    Data Reporter, MLive
    Taylor DesOrmeau is a data reporter for MLive. He's been with the company since 2016, tackling the statewide economy beat and covering local government, business...
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  • Shelby Harris
    Reporter, Carolina Public Press
    Shelby Harris is a reporter covering Western North Carolina for Carolina Public Press. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and strategic media from the...
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  • Weihua Li
    Data reporter, The Marshall Project
    Weihua Li is a data reporter at The Marshall Project. She uses data analysis and visualization to tell stories about the criminal justice system.
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  • Anastasia Valeeva
    Fellow, The Marshall Project
    Anastasia Valeeva is a data journalist, data editor, data trainer and a fellow at the Marshall Project. Valeeva is also the founder of the School...
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