We are here for you: SRL reacts to civil unrest across the country
Arlington, Va.– PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) was created to empower the voices of young people who are left out of important conversations. This week and every week, SRL is intended to be a place for students to turn to as a space where they can feel comfortable sharing their experiences, perspectives and solutions through their journalism and video storytelling work.
“Race and justice are themes we’ve delved into repeatedly, and we are heartened to see some of our alumni speaking out and producing content in new ways,” says Leah Clapman, SRL Founder and managing editor of education for the PBS NewsHour.
“Moments like this, we’re reminded of why SRL exists and committed to a vision of building a more diverse, inclusive and empathetic generation of creators and consumers through our community and educational work,” says Elis Estrada, SRL Senior Director.
SRL will continue to share important resources to key community members — especially students, educators, and PBS local stations — to help process and reflect on the death of George Floyd and protests against police brutality.