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Giving to The UpTake

The UpTake is constantly seeking out new community journalists-in-training through our trainings - and we’re inviting training participants in to become paid community journalists, with mentorship and professional editorial support…
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Announcement: “How Love Won” now available on Net Effect Media

How Love Won: The Fight for Marriage Equality in Minnesota, directed by The UpTake's Michael McIntee, is not available on Net Effect Media for viewing.
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The UpTake’s Future: A Recommitment to Community Journalism

We wanted our organization to more closely look like our communities, hence the transformations that have occurred at our Board and staff-levels. And we wanted our audience and our communities…
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Introducing The Quilt: Policy, Art, and Healing

The Quilt: Policy, Art, and Healing is the result of a new partnership between The UpTake and Voices for Racial Justice. Read more about The Quilt and what we're doing…
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Funding journalism and building support for independent journalism

By: Cirien Saadeh, PhD., Executive Director Hello UpTake supporters – It’s been an amazing week for our organization and we’re grateful for you. I want to talk about the stretch…

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Big news from The UpTake

Thank you to all who joined us for our first Community Cafe at Sammy’s Avenue Eatery on Tues. the 16th! Many of you might not know this but The UpTake…

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Become A Storytelling Pro With The UpTake – Classes Announced For June

This June The UpTake offers you the opportunity to become more skilled at the craft of storytelling, whether through writing, audio, video, or photography.
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Small Independent News Outlets have Outsized Impact

A new study shows hows that even small independent news outlets can have a dramatic effect on the content of a national conversation.
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MN Gubernatorial Race Kicks Off With First Live-Streamed Forum In Duluth

All six DFL candidates running for governor will appear at Minnesota's AFSCME convention in Duluth on Friday. The forum will be live-streamed here on The UpTake.
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A Message From Senator Al Franken On Behalf Of The UpTake

Senator Al Franken (D) shares a message on the importance of free and independent media. Please support The UpTake at https://www.givemn.org/organization/uptake
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