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  • Public Media Network Acts on Need for Narrative Change

    Public Media Network Partners with Douglass Community Center and Kalamazoo Eastside Neighborhood Association for Narrative Change

  • Oshtemo Township plans 35-acre land purchase to open the Fruit Belt Trail to the public

    Oshtemo Township has 122 acres of land dedicated to parks and recreation. This includes Flesher Field Park, Oshtemo Township Park, Drake Farmstead Park, and Grange Hall and Playground. 

  • Public Media Network launches initiatives focused on media reflective of our community

    Public Media Network is the recipient of three major grant awards supporting the organization’s ongoing work towards Narrative Change in Kalamazoo County. 

  • How will Kalamazoo's updated Natural Features Protection district effect residents on the map?

    The Kalamazoo City Commission approved a Natural Features Protection overlay district in May 2019, including over 300 parcels with existing natural features agreed worthy of preservation. A year later, the Natural Features Protection (NFP) Review Board is updating the map to include over 500 more parcels in the overlay district. 

  • “When do I disclose my pronouns during a job search?:” Transgender and Non-binary folks discuss navigating the workforce

    Unemployment in the United States reached a high of 14.7 percent this April, a greater increase than those seen during the Great Recession. Interestingly enough, April’s unemployment rate was lower than the unemployment rate for transgender and non-binary folk prior to the COVID-induced recession.

Media by you

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    Connect with Local Government

    Gavel to gavel coverage of local municipal meetings keeps you engaged with the decisions of your local elected officials.

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    Turn Your Passion into Content

    Whether a novice or professional, you can create and deliver your message.

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    Community-Driven Media Hub

    Media that is controlled and shaped by you.  From podcasts to television programs, this is media that reflects the community.

Making home grown media

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    Gain media skills in a hands-on learning environment.  MediaU courses provide you with the skills to become a media maker or to improve your skills. Create media to shift our local narratives.

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    Volunteer Opportunities

    We need people like you to help create local media.  Join us on local productions and learn media skills to share your story. We'll provide the training necessary to get started.

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    Nonprofit Partnerships

    We partner with local nonprofit organizations to help increase their connections with the community.

Public Media Network Partners and Funders