PhillyCAM, as the non-profit designated by the City of Philadelphia to operate the public access television channel and as the license holder of a low-power FM radio station, WPPM 106.5 FM, brings together the people of Philadelphia to make and share media that promotes creative expression, democratic values, and civic participation. PhillyCAM facilitates the creation and cablecast of locally produced public access television and low-power FM radio that reflect the diverse social, political, ethnic, and artistic communities found in Philadelphia. Its programming gives a direct voice to all neighborhoods, groups, and points of view that exist in such a diverse and vibrant city.
The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding the best breakthrough ideas in news and information. Winners receive funding and support from Knight’s network of influential peers and advisers to help advance their ideas.
Since 2007 Knight Foundation has reviewed more than 10,000 News Challenge applications and provided more than $37 million in funding to 111 projects.
The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is a welcoming and inclusive public space and strongly believes in promoting understanding and community engagement. All 54 of our libraries provide a safe haven for individuals of all ages and backgrounds, providing homework help, ESL classes, supportive job search assistance, and much more. We encourage and host conversations about differences and complex social issues. The library exists to provide opportunities for discussion supported by educational resources, access to a vast array of information, and ideas that transform communities, open minds, and promote inclusion.
Digital Resource Specialists