Dallas Public Library receives Knight News Challenge Award
The Dallas Public Library is one of 14 winners of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries.
The Library will receive $150,000 to implement their winning project: “Storytellers Without Borders: Activating the Next Generation of Community Journalists Through Library Engagement.”
The project will help high school students connect with the Dallas Public Library through a training course on digital media and journalism that builds skills and grows their awareness of the community. The library will partner with the Dallas Morning News to provide students with professional mentorship and online publication opportunities.