Click here to review the evolution of the “Neighborhood News Project”. This PP slide summary includes new updates on the challenges and opportunities presented by the project.

As previously reported, a “Neighborhood News & Youth Media Task Force” has been created by the Access Sacramento Board of Directors. The group will meet several times over the summer and make recommendations to the Board, strengthening the project and presenting a plan for future growth.

This Wednesday – Saturday, I will be facilitating a series of workshops on “Citizen Journalism and Community Reporting” at the Alliance for Community Media National Conference in Tucson, AZ. We will be sharing our progress in Sacramento and learning from other similar programs in Massachusetts and Michigan.

Be sure to check out the NN & YM digital content created so far at — stories posted to this site are shared via RSS feed with the following community blog sites –  Sacramento Bee – – and KXTV News10

– stay tuned for more updates and media partners.