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New Urban Mechanics Collaborative

To support the implementation of community-driven technology programs developed through a collaborative of Knight grantees and the Harvard Kennedy School.

!nstant mobile app

To create !nstant, a mobile app designed to verify and provide context to breaking news on social media.

"Disconnect"

To support the production of Disconnect, a play by Anupama Chandrasekhar, set in a contemporary Indian call center, highlighting the connections and disconnections between economies and people on opposite sides of the world

'57 Chevy

To engage San Jose audiences with the premiere of '57 CHEVY' - a one-man play by renowned actor Ricardo Salinas.

'Among Friends' by Cesar Trasobares

To support Cesar Trasobares in researching, writing and editing a book based on the lives of three acclaimed Cuban-born artists, emphasizing the impact that Miami had on their practice.

'Big O Songwriters Camp'

To support the expansion of The Big O Singer/Songwriter Music Camp and provide camp scholarships to 20 aspiring young Macon musicians.

'Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age'

To issue a white paper that will advance the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy and provide ideas to implement its recommendations. Note: The finished white paper by Norm Ornstein was published as "Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age." Please see related project here.

'Cubans: An Epic Journey'

To support the Spanish translation of the book, 'Cubans: An Epic Journey,' produced by Facts About Cuban Exiles.

'Dances of the Soul'

To engage Charlotte audiences with Dances of the Soul, a workshop series that paired professional artists and dancers with community leaders and residents to participate in the creation of dance and performance art.

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