Projects & Initiatives

We are systems change catalysts, spinning up new projects and ongoing initiatives when needed to advance a cause. We invite you to get involved in any of our ongoing initiatives! 

Election SOS

Election SOS offers free training for journalists, connecting them to best practices, resources and support around election coverage. 

ElectionSOS is managed by Hearken and is fiscally sponsored by the American Press Institute. 

The Citizens Agenda

A free guide for generating more responsive, inclusive & useful news coverage for voters, developed in collaboration with NYU Professor Jay Rosen and Trusting News

Engagement Innovation Summit

Where audience engagement enthusiasts and innovators across community-focused industries gather to explore how a culture of listening, service and trust-building can make us better at what we do.

Our inaugural Summit was in 2019, in Brooklyn New York.