Assignments: March 19 through 31, 2012

NOTE: Beat assignments are not exclusive, that is, citizen journalists may attend or monitor any additional areas, depending on their interest and available time. So if your name doesn’t appear where you expected it to, please feel free to attend and report on any event or beat in which you are interested. We’ll reconfirm beat assignments at the February 18 staff meeting.

If you know of other events that should be listed or that you will be covering, send information by email to helpdesk@seseattlefreedomnet.org

BEAT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Assigned Citizen Journalists: ALL Citizen Journalists are invited and encouraged to attend this last formal meeting and transition into next phase of locally driven work.

Events and resources

  • Rainier Beach Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC): Final formal meeting; start of transition to local leadership
    • Date: Wednesday, March 21
    • Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
    • Location: Southeast Senior Center (4655 South Holly Street, Seattle, WA 98118)

BEAT: EDUCATION

Assigned Citizen Journalists: ArielChristen

Events and resources

  • No specific events scheduled during next two weeks; cover your schools as local beats
  • Additional Education resources

BEAT: THE ENVIRONMENT/URBAN FARM

Assigned Citizen Journalists: Ismael,  Sahla

Events and resources

  • Hunger Action Week Survey on Local Food and Nutrition Needs

    • Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012
    • Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
    • Location: Start at South Shore K-8 School (4800 South Henderson Street  Seattle, WA 98118) , then conduct surveys nearby
  • Additional Environment resources
  • Environment Media Dashboard

BEAT: FAMILY LIFE/CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Assigned Citizen Journalists: Leonard,  Robin, RonaldTila

Events and resources

BEAT: PUBLIC SAFETY

Assigned Citizen Journalists: tbd

Events and resources

BEAT: TRANSPORTATION

Assigned Citizen Journalists: Lizeth, Mariah, Trevon; ALL Citizen Journalists encouraged to attend this event

Events and resources

  • Community Report Out
    • Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012
    • Time: 10 am – noon [NOTE: this will push the regular staff meeting into the afternoon]
    • Location: Ethiopian Community Mutual Association (8323 Rainier Avenue S. Seattle, WA 98118)
  • Additional Transportation  resources
  • Transportation media dashboard

FREEDOMNET STAFF MEETING

  • Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012
  • Time: 1 pm to 3 pm (<— NOTE TIME CHANGE!!!)
  • Location: Cathcart Computer Lab at Urban Impact (7728 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)

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