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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."​

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August 3, 2022 to August 7, 2022

2022 NABJ/NAHJ Convention

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will join forces for the 2022 Convention & Career Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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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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