Journalism Grants

Funding For:

Pandemic Generation




Grant Period:

Dec 02, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021



Summary of the Project:

Through interviews researchers, clinicians, and families, this series will explore what is known about the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on the mental health of kids and the science on remedies and interventions.

About the Grantee:

WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, is a public media leader committed to exceptional journalism on-air, online, on demand and on stage with virtual live events. Our mission is to serve the public, report the truth and enrich lives. WBUR reaches 7 million listeners across the country each week with two national programs, On Point and Here & Now. A pioneering podcaster, The WBUR iLab produces critically acclaimed shows like Endless Thread, Anything For Selena, Circle Round, and Consider This, the first national-local daily news podcast. WBUR is home to Boston’s largest radio newsroom and reports original, local stories throughout the day, providing insight and cultural context to the community, helping to unite a diverse, complex and changing world.

Related Grantee Work

June 2021

Pandemic Generation Series

The pandemic has upended life for many young people, exacerbating mental health issues for those already struggling and bringing up new emotions for others. This series explores how kids are faring now and what challenges lie ahead

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