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March 1, 2024

Climate Justice Series: Resource Extraction and Energy Equity in India

This event will explore the current situation in India, what policies are being proposed, and the future of marginalized coal-communities. It's the latest installment of a series examining social and economic justice issues related to climate change and the energy transition in India. 10:00-11:30 ET.

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Introducing SEJ's New Executive Director, Aparna Mukherjee

Photo of Aparna MukherjeeSEJ board president Luke Runyon (pictured, left) announces the successful conclusion of a comprehensive, months-long search process for the next Executive Director of the Society of Environmental Journalists: Aparna Mukherjee (pictured, right). Read Luke's letter to members and his interview with Aparna.

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February 21, 2024

SEJ Webinar: How To Use Data From Grist's Land Grab University 2.0 Investigation

In this SEJ webinar, you'll learn how to use state trust land data from Grist's latest project, a follow up to the 2020 High Country News investigation, which examined how land grant institutions got their land and money. We'll show you how to use our data set on Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. 1-2pm ET.

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What’s Ahead on Climate Justice, Climate Crisis Beat

What environment stories will matter most in 2024 to communities of color and Indigenous communities? Columnist Yessenia Funes sheds light on concerns ranging from the environmental damage in Gaza and extreme weather across the United States to the fallout from the U.S. presidential election to the local impacts of the clean energy transition. Insights in the latest Voices of Environmental Justice.

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January 31, 2024

DEADLINE: PEN America's Emerging Voices Fellowship

This virtual five-month mentorship program is for early-career writers from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world, including Black writers and those who identify as Indigenous, persons of color, LGBTQ+, immigrants, writers with disabilities and more. Deadline: Jan 31, 2024.

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January 22, 2024

DEADLINE: AAJA-Medill Innovation Award

This award recognizes journalism that approaches Asian American and Pacific Islander issues in a fresh and innovative way with a $5,000 cash prize and conference travel stipend. Must be a member of the Asian American Journalists Association or join prior to nomination. Deadline is Jan 22, 2024.

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Environmental Digital Storytelling — A Best-in-Show Sampler

As part of its periodic survey of the compelling work by digital journalists using data and multimedia, Reporter’s Toolbox looks at some favorite projects in the last year or so. On the list are granular maps and spinning globes, compelling photo essays and clickable storytelling. But the heart of the best digital journalism, Toolbox reminds us, is that it matters. And these do.

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February 29, 2024 to March 1, 2024

IIJ Freelance Journalism Conference

This online event, Feb 29-Mar 1, is presented by the Institute for Independent Journalists, an organization whose mission is the emotional and financial sustainability of freelancers of color. Journalists can get a 10% discount on registration.

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January 4, 2024

DEADLINE: NYU Journalism-NABJ, NAHJ and IJA Scholarships

The New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute offers full-tuition scholarships to members of the National Association of Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous Journalists Associations admitted to one of the ten NYU Journalism graduate programs in the fall of 2024, including Science, Health & Environmental Reporting. Deadline: Jan 4, 2024.

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