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#370 Block Club Chicago: Building A Nonprofit Newsroom



Block Club Chicago Editor-In-Chief and Co-founder Shamus Toomey will talk about creating a nonprofit neighborhood newsroom from the ashes of DNAinfo, the now-defunct for-profit newsroom.

Launched in 2018, Block Club Chicago mixes nonprofit fund-raising strategies with a subscription-based newsroom model, blending multiple revenue streams to diversify funding, which helps them focus on finding stories that matter to people, whether they are big or small.


RSVP required Braintree now requires all attendees to RSVP beforehand by 12:00 PM (noon). Walk-ins will not be allowed!

ASL This event will have an American Sign Language interpreter.

Food Food and drinks will be provided. We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottles to reduce waste.


Agenda and meeting notes
Sponsor MongoDB
American Sign Language interpreter

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