Diversity

July 22, 2020 to July 23, 2020

IJNR Virtual Workshop: Environmental Racism and Journalism

This free Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources online workshop for journalists will focus on environmental issues, race and reporting, using Houston and other cities as case studies to explore larger systemic issues prevalent throughout the US. Registration opens Jul 1 to the first 25 registrants.

Visibility: 

Group Targeting Environmental Racism Relaunches Amid Virus Disparities

"The National Black Environmental Justice Network (NBEJN), which aims to fight environmental inequality and racism, is relaunching amid the disproportionate impact that the coronavirus has had on African Americans."

Source: The Hill, 06/16/2020
June 11, 2020

Climate Coverage and Racial Justice

Attention Journalists! Join Covering Climate Now at 5:00 p.m. ET for a “Talking Shop” webinar on how newsrooms can incorporate racial and environmental justice framing in their coverage of the climate crisis and its solutions. The session is by and for journalists; CCNow membership is not required.

Visibility: 

SEJ Stands With Journalists of Color Speaking Out About Systemic Racism

The Society of Environmental Journalists stands with journalists of color who are shedding light on systemic racism, inequities, and discrimination inside and outside of the newsroom. We condemn violence against people who are peacefully protesting police killings of Black people, and violence against journalists reporting on them. We condemn the silencing of Black voices in any newsroom, as well as voices from other underrepresented communities.

Visibility: 
June 10, 2020

Building Community Resilience: Climate Action and Equity

Join Simon Fraser University's Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) for an insightful discussion with Dr. Edward Cameron about climate justice and equity in a post COVID-19 world. 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET.

Visibility: 
June 5, 2020

Stories from the Frontlines: Journalists and Protests with CNN's Brian Stelter

Join CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter as he talks with journalists covering the protests over the death of George Floyd. Why have journalists faced such unprecedented harassment, intimidation and detainment during this fast-moving story? How can they protect themselves and get the access they need to keep their communities informed going forward? An SPJ Live Online Session, 12:00 p.m. ET.

Visibility: 
April 8, 2020

After the Pandemic: Health Care in Crisis

The pandemic has laid bare the poor condition of health systems around the world and shows that health care as a human right remains elusive for many people. The current health crisis is severely affecting low-income communities and people of color. And that won’t end when the pandemic does – the health impacts of climate change will keep those challenges alive. What steps must be taken now to protect those most vulnerable? A discussion for journalists. 11:00 a.m. ET; registration required.

Visibility: 
April 30, 2020

DEADLINE: IJNR Grants for Reporting on Marine Indigenous Protected Areas in Canada

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources will provide grants up to $15,000 USD for reporting projects on Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) in Canada, with a particular focus on marine areas. Open to all journalists; projects led by or including Indigenous journalists are strongly encouraged. Deadline is Apr 30, 2020.

Visibility: 
Region: 
April 20, 2021

DEADLINE: CENTER Photo/Art Awards and Grants

CENTER annually offers awards and grants to photographers and artists around the world for project funding, exhibition in Santa Fe and professional development via the premier juried portfolio review event, the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival. Deadline: Apr 20, 2021.

Visibility: 
Topics on the Beat: 

Covering Your Climate: The Emerald Corridor

This special report is designed to help journalists in the Pacific Northwest cover the impacts of climate change, as well as the actions taken to mitigate its worst effects and to adapt to what can’t be stopped. The report includes a wide-ranging issue backgrounder and tipsheets on climate impacts, mitigation and adaptation, plus a toolbox of sources. Read on for a wealth of story ideas for right now, and over the coming decade. We hope this is the first in a series of regional climate special reports, and welcome your suggestions and ideas for future editions of "Covering Your Climate."​

Visibility: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Diversity