NBTB 2015 students capture unusual characters at the Disney Museum in San Francisco. Photo by NBTB staff.

 

From classroom to newsroom and out into the world: One hour from San Francisco and in the heart of Silicon Valley, we’re at the center of conversations about technology, innovation and media. Students design their own daylong reporting expeditions to San Francisco in line with the places they want to see and the people they want to meet. But it’s journalism, not tourism: Students have used Alcatraz to explore incarceration and race. They’ve learned about LGBTQ history at City Hall. The Tenderloin is where immigration, homelessness, Twitter engineers and Google bus stops intersect. As long as students find and create stories where they go, we help them go.

 

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