KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.
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Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, Northern California
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: KQED

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more. Our television, radio, digital media and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration—exposing them to new people, places and ideas.

KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)


News Story

Alameda County races the clock to help ex-cons benefit from Prop. 47

Sara Hossaini
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
May 27, 2015
Advocates in Alameda County are struggling to reach the 5,000 Prop 47-eligible probationers, many of whom have unstable housing and work.

News Story

California Moves To Stop Misuse Of Psychiatric Meds In Foster Care

Elaine Korry
KQED Radio (NPR) (Northern California)
September 2, 2015
Legislative reforms to policies on prescribing psychiatric medication to children in foster care, provision of training, and enhancing oversight and monitoring mechanisms has moved to the California Assembly.

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