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Follow The Money: American Rescue Plan


This Poynter Institute webinar will review how the 2021 American Rescue Plan and other federal stimulus funds are being used in local communities. Participants will:

  • Gain practical advice on how to track federal spending in local communities.

  • Learn best practices for spending federal funds on public health, public safety, infrastructure and the environment.

  • Hear questions from other journalists who are analyzing federal spending.

Instructors include Kristen Hare, a faculty member at the Poynter Institute; Taylor DesOrmeau, a data reporter for MLive; Shelby Harris, a local reporter for Carolina Public Press; Weihua Li, a data reporter at The Marshall Project; and Anastasia Valeeva, a data journalist and editor at The Marshall Project.

Sponsor: Poynter Institute

When/Where: 1:00 p.m. EST, July 26, 2022 (Online)

Cost: Free

To register and for more details, visit Poynter Institute website.