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2020 Impact Fund

The grantees and their proposed projects are:

Caitlin Antonios, a Los Angeles-based freelance reporter, who will report on the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out for CalMatters.

Sammy Caiola of Capital Public Radio, who will produce an explanatory, engaged journalism project that explores the steps and barriers in a sexual abuse survivor's path to healing.

Adriana Camarena and Alexis Terrazas of El Tecolate, a bilingual outlet in San Francisco, who will report on what information sources inform COVID-19-related decisions by residents of the city’s Mission District.

Angela Chen, a reporter and anchor for KESQ-TV and Telemundo Noticias 15 in Palm Springs, who will look into health hazards from the Salton Sea.

Kristi Coale, a freelancer for The Frisc, an online outlet in San Francisco, who will report a series on homelessness issues.

Sarah Klearman, a reporter for the Napa Valley Register, who will report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic challenges on the mostly Latino workers who tend Napa Valley’s vines.

Holly McDede, a reporter/producer for KQED, who will produce a series on a growing public shaming movement led by victims of sexual assaults and racism


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