Engagement Reporter, Local Reporting Network
Maya Miller is an engagement reporter with the Local Reporting Network. She works with journalists across the country on community-centered investigations.
She previously reported on health and climate with local journalists for the nonprofit news and research outfit Climate Central. She is also the co-founder of NOAH, an online mapping tool backed by the Brown Institute for Media Innovation that combines global rainfall levels with changes in surface-water levels.
Her reporting has appeared in NBC Investigations, Chicago Magazine and The Chicago Tribune, among others.
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Based on our reporting, we created a guide to the Section 8 program. You’ll learn how to apply, how to qualify for a voucher and what it’s like to live in Section 8 housing.
Elaboramos una guía para la Sección 8 en base a nuestros reportajes. Con esta aprenderá cómo presentar una solicitud, calificar para un vale de elección de vivienda y cómo se vive en Sección 8.
We researched why people were reluctant to talk about medical debt, and designed an outreach strategy based on what we learned.
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Stories about aggressive debt collection are leading to real change, and we want to see more of them. Let us give you our leads from across the country.
Across the country, low-income patients are overcoming stigmas surrounding poverty to speak out about nonprofit hospitals that sue them. Federal officials are noticing. Help us keep the pressure on.
Six years after it was excoriated for allegedly targeting conservative organizations, the agency has largely given up on regulating an entire category of nonprofits. The result: More dark money gushes into the political system.
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