Community feedback sessions
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Starting in October 2019, we kicked off a year (***currently on hold for booking new sessions***) of listening sessions all over our coverage area. At each session we had so far, we gave a brief overview of what we’re doing and then open up a conversation about how we can better serve the Charlottesville community through journalism, public events, and information initiatives.
We're planning to publish a summary soon with what we heard at our sessions prior to our decision to focus on COVID-19 reporting, and what we've done based on feedback. We'll let you know when we have that ready.
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