@knightfdn news for 4/5/12

Hello, welcome to @knightfdn, Knight Foundation's way of bringing you brief updates about our efforts to foster informed & engaged communities.
  5 lessons for communities seeking to bridge the digital divide from new analysis on broadband in #Detroit
In #Macon, everyday leaders strengthen community as winners of the Knight Neighborhood Challenge
  Young poets get beachside residency as Miami celebrates National Poetry Month with O, Miami 
  Awesome News Taskforce Detroit helps people shape their own media landscape with mini-grants, including first to the #Detroit Journal
  Civic Data Challenge looks for ideas to turn data into useful apps and visualizations to improve communities
  @knightfdn bids farewell to three board members and honors their legacy of service
  KnightApps.org is new place to find open source software that can be used to inform and engage communities, via @ericnewton1
 More at knightfoundation.org & on Twitter @knightfdn. Have a great day!


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