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#SEJ2021 Webinar - What Would Real Environmental Health and Justice Look Like? - Shared screen with speaker view
MJ, SEJ Staff
36:36
Welcome, all! Thank you for joining us today. We’ll get started momentarily. Some housekeeping: Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions. Please do not use this chat box for questions, but feel free to share relevant resources. Finally, please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this event. The webinar will be recorded and emailed along with the chat file to all attendees later today or tomorrow morning. Finally, if you're planning to apply for SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism grant on this topic, stick around until 2 p.m. ET to ask our Executive Director Meaghan Parker your FEJ questions. Thanks!
MJ, SEJ Staff
37:27
While we’re waiting, check out the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship! This flexible, non-residential program offers early-career journalists robust specialty journalism training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking, mentoring and more. Journalists of color are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5/17. Apply: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn.
MJ, SEJ Staff
38:00
For those just joining us - some housekeeping: Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions. Please do not use this chat box for questions, but feel free to share relevant resources. Finally, please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this event. The webinar will be recorded and emailed along with the chat file to all attendees later today or tomorrow morning. Finally, if you're planning to apply for SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism grant on this topic, stick around until 2 p.m. ET to ask our Executive Director Meaghan Parker your FEJ questions. Thanks!
MJ, SEJ Staff
39:29
Apply for a Fund for Environmental Journalism grant: http://bit.ly/2KLA6k4
MJ, SEJ Staff
39:59
#SEJ2022 Conference in Houston: https://www.sej.org/initiatives/sej-annual-conferences/AC2022-main
MJ, SEJ Staff
42:32
Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/01/20/executive-order-advancing-racial-equity-and-support-for-underserved-communities-through-the-federal-government/
MJ, SEJ Staff
44:48
Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/01/27/executive-order-on-tackling-the-climate-crisis-at-home-and-abroad/
MJ, SEJ Staff
47:56
Justice40 initiative: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/01/27/fact-sheet-president-biden-takes-executive-actions-to-tackle-the-climate-crisis-at-home-and-abroad-create-jobs-and-restore-scientific-integrity-across-federal-government/
MJ, SEJ Staff
49:17
EJSCREEN: https://www.epa.gov/ejscreen
MJ, SEJ Staff
50:42
Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
MJ, SEJ Staff
51:03
EPA definition: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice
Meaghan Parker
01:01:34
If you have questions about SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism grants, stick around at 2 PM ET and I'll try to answer them. More info, here: http://bit.ly/2KLA6k4
Meaghan Parker
01:17:13
Also at 2 PM ET: I'll answer questions about the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship! This flexible, non-residential program offers early-career journalists robust specialty journalism training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking, mentoring and more. Deadline: 5/17. Apply now: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:17:54
https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/05/louisiana-chemical-plants-thriving-off-slavery/618769/
Heather McTeer Toney
01:22:19
Another point, be patient! The story you get from a community expert may be 30 minutes of you sitting and listening. Just because your story is only 1000 words shouldn't mean cutting off the story.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:22:55
Check out this recent #SEJ2021 webinar: Let the Sunshine In! Will EPA Reopen Its Doors to the Press? - https://www.sej.org/calendar/sej-webinar-let-sunshine-will-epa-reopen-its-doors-press
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:26:38
A Promise Fulfilled: Environmental Justice at work in Spartanburg, SC: https://blog.epa.gov/2015/07/01/a-promise-fulfilled-environmental-justice-at-work-in-spartanburg-sc/
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:27:25
https://healthandclimatesolutions.org/2020/01/regenesis-community-revitalization/
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:29:10
Colorado River Basin Project - Bureau of Reclamation: https://www.usbr.gov/projects/index.php?id=437
Heather McTeer Toney
01:33:00
Texas yes! Also voter suppression and redistricting impacts to climate policy and electing climate leaders
Meaghan Parker
01:35:25
Thank you so much Perla, Bidtah, Heather, and Matthew for such an informative and energizing conversation today! I'm looking forward to seeing the story project ideas you've inspired. Reminder to audience members to stay online to ask questions about SEJ grants and fellowships.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:35:31
Thank you for joining us today! The recording of this webinar and the chat log will be available here later today or tomorrow: https://bit.ly/3eW57h0. It will also be emailed to you. Reminder: If you're planning to apply for SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism grant on this topic, stick around to ask our Executive Director Meaghan Parker your FEJ questions.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:35:41
In the meantime, please:Follow SEJ:• https://twitter.com/sejorg• https://www.facebook.com/SocietyOfEnvironmentalJournalists• https://www.instagram.com/sejournalists•Apply for a Fund for Environmental Journalism grant: http://bit.ly/2KLA6k4Check out the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship: This flexible, non-residential program offers robust specialty journalism training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking, mentoring & more. Journalists of color are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5/17. Apply: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn.#SEJ2022 Conference in Houston: https://www.sej.org/initiatives/sej-annual-conferences/AC2022-mainSEJ’s Climate Change Resource Guide: https://www.sej.org/climate-guideSign up for SEJ’s email lists to receive reporting resources and environmental news directly to your inbox: https://www.sej.org/sej-info-mailing-listsBecome an SEJ member: https://www.sej.org/how-to-join-sejThanks again and take care!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:37:22
Fund for Environmental Journalism grants: http://bit.ly/2KLA6k4
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:37:47
Requirements: https://www.sej.org/sej-membership-policies
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:38:02
FEJ Guidelines: https://www.sej.org/initiatives/fej-program-guidelines
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:38:48
Join SEJ: https://www.sej.org/how-to-join-sej
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:39:06
Email: sej@sej.org
Monica Perez Nevarez
01:39:23
Are freelancers allowed?
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:39:56
Yes, Monica!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:40:15
What Are Judges Looking for When Choosing Grantees?: https://www.sej.org/initiatives/fej-program-guidelines#judges
Monica Perez Nevarez
01:40:17
TY!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:46:18
mjeanette@sej.org
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:46:35
Membership eligibility requirements: https://www.sej.org/sej-membership-policies
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:47:41
National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship: This flexible, non-residential program offers robust specialty journalism training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking, mentoring & more. Journalists of color are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5/17. Apply: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:51:19
FEJ grant topics: Environment-climate-religion connections, including underrepresented religions.Environmental health and justice in the United States, including chemical/toxic exposure and pollution.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:52:05
Next week’s webinar on environment-climate-religion connections: https://www.sej.org/calendar/sej-webinar-missing-stories-uncovering-environment-climate-religion-connections
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:56:03
Budget Guidelines: https://www.sej.org/initiatives/fej-program-guidelines#budget
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:57:35
DEADLINE: June 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
Meaghan Parker
01:58:01
mparker@sej.org
MJ, SEJ Staff
02:06:25
According to FEJ Guidelines: Only one application per person will be accepted.
MJ, SEJ Staff
02:11:31
Next week’s webinar on environment-climate-religion connections: https://www.sej.org/calendar/sej-webinar-missing-stories-uncovering-environment-climate-religion-connections
MJ, SEJ Staff
02:12:09
National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship: This flexible, non-residential program offers robust specialty journalism training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking, mentoring & more. Journalists of color are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: 5/17. Apply: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn.