Deadline approaching: environmental racism workshop [US, Canada]

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 in Specialized Topics

Editors can apply to attend this training.

The Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources is organizing the virtual workshop "Covering environmental racism" 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST on March 3.

Participants will learn how race-based housing discrimination shaped U.S. cities and led to many of its current environmental injustices; hear from experts about how to better report on these issues; meet citizen activists; discuss the challenges lax environmental regulations bring to these efforts; and explore journalism’s role in perpetuating and challenging stereotypes.

Registration is free. There are 25 spots available.

The deadline is Feb. 17.