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Under-reported Stories from Latin America: 2020 CLACS Summer Institute
This professional development opportunity will introduce methods for using global news stories and journalism skills to deepen students’ engagement with their curricula, while also increasing their critical thinking and communication skills. Featuring education staff from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit journalism organization that aims to increase public engagement with pressing issues by supporting journalism and educational outreach, the institute will feature presentations by three award-winning journalists who are currently covering pressing issues facing communities in Latin America. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, June 29
9:30-11am: "Extra-continental migration through Latin America" presentation and q&a with journalist Nadja Drost
11:00-11:15 am: Break
11:15am-12:15pm: Optional interactive workshop "Connecting students to under-reported global issues: Reading, Reflection, Writing and Action" (space limited)
12:15-12:30: Break
12:30-1:45 pm: How Indigenous Youth Defend the Amazon: Presentation and Q&A with visual journalist Pablo Albarenga
1:45-2:00 pm: Reflection and resource sharing
2:00-2:30: Optional networking zoom meeting (link will be provided during the session)

Tuesday, June 30
9:30-11:00 am: "Water Access and the impacts of COVID-19 in Peru" presentation and q&a with photojouranlist Musuk Nolte
11:00-11:15 am: Break
11:15am-12:00pm: Interactive workshop, "A Journalist's Toolbox: Reporting Skills to tell under-reported stories that matter to you"
12:00-12:30 pm: Optional networking zoom meeting (link will be provided during the session)
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