Andrea Wenzel, Daniela Gerson, and Evelyn Moreno are the authors of this article. Andrea Wenzel is a doctoral student at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She works with the Metamorphosis research group on projects that aim to strengthen local communication networks and foster commun ity belonging and engagement. Andrea previously spent 15 years as a journalist and media development consultant, managing international projects for BBC Media Action and Internews, and producing the public radio series Latitudes (WAMU) and Worldview (WBEZ) as well as features and documentaries. Andrea holds an interdisciplinary B.A. and an M.A. in Social Science from the University of Chicago. Daniela Gerson is an experienced multimedia journalist and educator specializing in civic engagement, participatory, and ethnic media. Daniela previously directed the Civic Engagement and Journalism Initiative at University of Southern California’s Annenberg School, and is founding editor of Alhambra Source. Evelyn Moreno is the project manager for the Metamorphosis research group at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Evelyn also manages the translational research site MetaConnects that networks more than 100 Los Angeles community organizations.