Solutions-focused journalism doesn’t just cover stories of what goes wrong in communities. The genre also asks, "How can this be or is this being done better?" Solutions-focused journalists brought widespread attention to a little-known Eugene, Ore., program called CAHOOTS, which provides an alternative to using police to deal with nonviolent situations. This article, by Solutions Journalism, seeks to track how solutions-focused journalists brought CAHOOTS’ unique approach into the national spotlight in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder.

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