“I was just one of the lucky ones to make it out and to be different than the statistics,” said one young woman whose mother was incarcerated.
Cole Goins is the director of community engagement for Reveal, where he cultivates partnerships that blend in-depth journalism and creative public engagement. He has built and supported distribution networks, spearheaded arts-based initiatives such as the Off/Page Project, led social media and audience strategy, and facilitated statewide media collaborations. He was a senior fellow in the 2015 USC Annenberg Health Journalism Fellowships, mentoring five journalists on approaches to community engagement. Previously, Goins was the engagement editor at the Center for Public Integrity, where he led audience development initiatives and multimedia features for award-winning investigative projects. He earned a degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he worked as music director for WXYC, the student-run radio station. He is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.
A collaborative reporting project in New Jersey is using meals to surface local perspectives on the state’s upcoming gubernatorial election.
“Beautiful Agitators,” an original StoryWorks play about the life and legacy of civil rights activist Vera Mae Pigee, premieres in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in August.
If you rent from a big corporate landlord, or if your family has run into trouble buying a house, we want to hear from you.
We traveled along the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion route to learn more about where various communities stand on the project, and how they see it affecting their lives.
Before the protest camps at Standing Rock were cleared, President Donald Trump said he hadn’t “received a single call” about the Dakota Access pipeline. Could it be because the White House comment line was blocked? We created our own phone line.
President Donald Trump claims he hasn’t “had one call from anybody” about the Dakota Access Pipeline. So we think it’s time to make your thoughts known on the controversial energy project.
In our latest Animated Investigations class at the California College of the Arts, we challenged students to identify and research topics of importance to the San Francisco Bay Area and use the information they uncovered as the basis for their final projects.
With our partners at the Google News Lab, CIR is proud to announce the next chapter in our mission to fuel local investigative reporting and community engagement: Reveal Labs.
CIR and WFMU launched Toxic Comedy to spotlight the very serious ways that pollution affects communities across New Jersey through fact-based stand-up
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