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Model C FSP since March 2023

Proximate is a new, not-for-profit media platform that asks the question: how can we better solve problems together? We produce solutions journalism about innovative participatory models that shift decision-making power to people with lived experience – those proximate to the problem at hand. Launched by the team behind the award-winning book Letting Go, Proximate will build on the success of the book by celebrating and interrogating models that rely on collaborative, community-level decision-making.


To leverage bold, timely solutions journalism to celebrate and interrogate participatory-problem-solving models and practices, in order to inspire leaders across fields to embrace participation in governance.

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