April 20, 2023 to April 21, 2023

2023 Planet Forward Summit

George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs' 2023 summit in DC, with a focus on the urgency of the climate crisis, environmental equity, inclusion — and the narratives that propel them, is free for students who are studying journalism, communications or interested in science and sustainability.

April 20, 2021 to April 23, 2021

Environment (Re)Defined

The Pulitzer Center's free virtual conference seeks to elevate underreported environmental issues by delving deeply into Pulitzer Center reporting projects, examining emerging trends in journalism and highlighting innovative approaches to collaboration. Select only the sessions you want to join.


"Senate Advances Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland"

"The Senate voted Thursday to move forward with confirming Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to lead the Interior Department, bringing President Joe Biden’s historic nominee one step closer to becoming the nation’s first Native American cabinet secretary in U.S. history."

Source: HuffPost, 03/12/2021
April 15, 2023

DEADLINE: National Press Club Scholarship Opportunities

The National Press Club offers five scholarships in 2023 for students pursuing journalism, high school to graduate studies, three supporting diversity in the field. Deadlines: Feb 15, Mar 31 and Apr 15.

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October 21, 2021 to October 22, 2021

2nd Annual Conference: Shifting Climates, Shifting People

The Center for EcoJustice at the Iliff School of Theology (Denver) will host its second annual conference virtually, focusing on the intersection of environmental racism and immigration.


Atmospheric River Stalls, Triggers Mudslides And Is Set To Hit L.A.

"The west coast’s enormous atmospheric river stalled over Monterey County on Wednesday, triggering mudslides and threatening other areas even farther north, with the storm expected to swing southward Thursday, posing risks to parts of Southern California burned by last year’s wildfires."

Source: LA Times, 01/28/2021
February 4, 2021

Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story

Join FIJ and NAJA for an online forum, 11:30 a.m. ET. Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee will discuss their report on land taken from Native Americans and given to colleges and universities, which produced a database of nearly 11 million acres of land and the agreements associated with it. The forum will help you learn how to access and navigate the data to localize this story.

February 17, 2021

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual Workshop for Editors on Covering Environmental Racism

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites editors to apply by Feb 17 for this 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ET training, to explore environmental racism, social equity and the problematic lenses through which these stories get told.


Roundtable: SEJ's 2021 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & Environment

Watch the Jan 27 recording of the Society of Environmental Journalists' 9th annual look ahead at the year's key energy and environmental issues. Hosted by National Geographic Society and co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, the event kicked off with a prerecorded interview with new White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, followed by a live interview with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, and SEJ's annual panel of leading journalists offering their predictions for the year ahead.



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