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July 8, 2020 to July 12, 2020

2020 NABJ/NAHJ Convention

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will join forces for the #NABJNAHJ20 Convention & Career Fair in Washington, DC.

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Reporting in Indigenous Communities

Duncan McCue, a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, created this online educational guide to assist journalists who report in Indigenous communities. Find out how to research and pitch stories, and gather information for and present these stories.

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December 15, 2019

DEADLINE: Ecotrust's Rural Reporting Fellowship

This yearlong fellowship is for a journalist living in and reporting on a rural community in Northern California, Oregon, Washington or Alaska. $25,000 stipend plus expenses. Journalists who identify as Black, Indigenous and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply by the Dec 15, 2019 deadline.

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September 20, 2019

DEADLINE: Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund

The Center for Health Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism is offering Impact Fund grants of $2,000-$10,000 for groundbreaking reporting on the health of underserved communities in California, including an exploration of environmental conditions where people live and work. Deadline: Sep 20, 2019.

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June 29, 2019

Regeneration: Sustaining Life and Community

This all-day participatory “pro-human" gathering near Washington, DC will feature a panel discussion exploring how we can live in better alignment with the way humans are “wired” to live, smaller group discussions, an informal idea-and-book exchange, and more.

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Extreme Weather Is Pummeling The Midwest; Farmers Are In Deep Trouble

"In Kendell Culp’s corner of northwest Indiana, relentless rain began falling on his farm months ago, saturating the ground his family has nurtured for generations and delaying the start of their planting season by more than a week."

Source: Washington Post, 06/03/2019
June 26, 2019

DEADLINE: IJNR's Bristol Bay Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists on an expenses-paid learning expedition to Alaska, Aug 31-Sep 7, 2019, to explore topics including mining in the Bristol Bay watershed; fisheries management; Indigenous sovereignty and resources management; climate change and its impacts on the region; land use issues; and more. Apply by Jun 26.

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June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019

Africa Blue Economy Forum

The second annual forum in Tunis, Tunisia will focus on opportunities and innovations in emerging and frontier sectors of the Blue Economy and how they can help accelerate Africa’s transformation.

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August 15, 2019

10th Annual Women in Green Forum

The 2019 WIGF program in Los Angeles is built around the theme “A Decade of Impact” to highlight the Forum’s 10th anniversary celebration. Speakers will explore advances made in the environmental movement over the last decade and innovations on the horizon for the coming decade.

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