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"Navajo Nation Sees Farming Renaissance During Coronavirus Pandemic"

"Historically Navajos have lived off the land. But decades of assimilation, forced relocation and dependence on federal food distribution programs changed that. Navajo farmer Tyrone Thompson is on a mission to help people return to their roots. He's even taken to social media to teach traditional farming techniques."

Source: NPR, 07/29/2020
July 14, 2020

Taiwan: Its Role in WHO, China and Global Policy

Join International Community Radio Taipei for a virtual discussion (English language) on how Taiwan has moved from a dictatorship to a democracy with freedom of press, speech and assembly; how Taiwan fits in with the international fight against COVID-19; how the people and government in Taiwan are reacting to the crackdown on civic freedoms in Hong Kong; and the importance of Taiwan's relations with the United States and China.

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July 25, 2020

When the Press Badge Doesn't Protect You

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker reports more than 430 aggressions against reporters during these protests. This online SPJ program, 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET, will offer firsthand accounts of attacks as well as commentary on such incidents.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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