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Information Gaps and Climate Events

Information Gaps and Climate Events

Invariably lower-income folks, and immigrant, BIPOC and Latinx communities experience worse outcomes in increasing common major weather events, in part because of a lack of basic resource allocation, and that includes information. We take a look at Buffalo’s end of 2022 blizzard as an example of how a lack of information access can create a humanitarian disaster.

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Assessing Latinx Community Information Needs in Montgomery County, PA

Assessing Latinx Community Information Needs in Montgomery County, PA

Our latest Information Ecosystem Assessment focuses on Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, around a half-hour northwest of Philly is home to cities like Norristown, where Latinx residents now make up about 40% of the population and have been left mainly to its own devices to find essential local information in Spanish.

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Wrapping things…

Wrapping things…

To close out 2022 we wanted to ask our LPC civic media partners what they learned from their communities this year, and what accomplishment they were most proud of in 2022.

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