The Civil Society and Media Leadership Program in Liberia provided resources to local civil society organizations and independent media to engage the population in inclusive, peaceful, and sustainable development.
A five-year program launched in 2010, the program shifted its focus during the Ebola crisis. By working closely with civil society organizations and media outlets, the program facilitated public health education and prevented the spread of misinformation during the outbreak.
The program improved the skills, performance, and perceptions of Liberian civil society organizations through training, mentoring, and small-grant projects. Simultaneously, the program worked with the Liberian media industry to build capacity and professionalize both individual journalists and media outlets.