How a Public Radio Reporter Learned to Embrace Community Engagement

"We need to have a public dialogue about these social issues, and we need to involve as many people as we can." - Julia Mitric

In 2013, when Sacramento Capital Public Radio reporter Julia Mitric began a project on California’s school dropout crisis, she didn’t know what to expect from her partnership with the station’s community engagement specialist. “I literally had no concept of what it meant to put the words community and engagement together in the same sentence with journalism,” Mitric said.

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