Diversity

October 22, 2024 to October 25, 2024

27th IAVE World Volunteer Conference

With difficult progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, hundreds of volunteer representatives will make the case at this International Association for Volunteer Effort event in Busan, South Korea that volunteer action is essential, and has untapped potential, to help the world achieve a sustainable future.

Visibility: 
May 31, 2024

FIJ Webinar: Inside the Investigation — Author Rebecca Clarren

Fund for Investigative Journalism recipient Rebecca Clarren shares how she investigated the practice of taking land from Indigenous communities and giving it to white settlers, and turned it into a book. This session will take participants inside Clarren's reporting and identify resources and tips for journalists and students.

Visibility: 

California’s First Black Land Trust Makes The Outdoors More Inclusive

"Jade Stevens stands at the edge of a snowy cliff and takes in the jaw-dropping panorama of the Sierra. Peaks reaching more than a mile high form the backdrop to Bear Valley, a kaleidoscope of green pastures mixed with ponderosa pines, firs, cedars and oak trees."

Source: LA Times, 05/21/2024
May 20, 2024

DEADLINE: NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists Scholarships

Applications for the $3,000 Kay Longcope (LGBTQ+ student of color) and $5,000 Leroy F. Aarons (LGBTQ+ student) scholarships are due May 20, 2024. You must be planning a career in journalism and be committed to furthering NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists’ mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ+ community.

Visibility: 
Topics on the Beat: 
April 19, 2024

Yale Center for Environmental Communication: Lessons in Climate Storytelling

Join the Yale Center for Environmental Communication for a discussion exploring how climate organizations are currently using storytelling in their work, the impacts of these stories and lessons learned from other movements. Noon-1:00 p.m. ET.

Visibility: 
April 19, 2024

DEADLINE: Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship

The Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship, June 10-July 19, is seeking six unique, highly diverse college students to report environmental stories from, by and about underserved communities on the front lines of climate change and environmental inequity. This is a paid opportunity. Apply by Apr 19.

Visibility: 
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.

Visibility: 

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.

SEJ Publication Types: 
Topics on the Beat: 
Visibility: 
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.

Visibility: 

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.

SEJ Publication Types: 
Visibility: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Diversity