SEJ Diversity Scholarship

The Society of Environmental Journalists and The Uproot Project are partnering to offer diversity fellowships (worth up to $2500) to support journalists’ attendance at #SEJ2023 in Boise. Applications will be accepted until February 6th. Please visit the SEJ application for more details.

Uproot Events

Dates & times will be updated as they are confirmed 

A Journalist’s Guide: How to Navigate Social Media
Amidst the ever-changing landscape of social media, how can journalists can use their platforms to promote themselves and their work?
Where: Zoom
When: January 26th, 3pm EST
Register on Eventbrite

#SEJ2023 Annual Conference
The Uproot Project is pleased to continue partnering with SEJ to offer diversity fellowships at their 2023 conference
Where: Boise, Idaho
When: April 19th, 2023 – April 23rd, 2023

The Uproot Project Environmental Justice Fellowships 

At The Uproot Project, we believe there are important environmental justice stories that need to be told. We believe that journalists of color bring critical and fresh perspectives to covering these stories. With The Uproot Project’s Environmental Justice Fellowship, we want to bring the two together — to help underrepresented journalists shed light on undercovered topics. >> LEARN MORE

The Uproot Project Environmental Journalists of Color Database 

The Uproot Project Database is a critical resource for journalists who are seeking to connect with editors, mentors, experts, sources, and other journalists of color within the environmental space. As a network by and for environmental and climate journalists of color, The Uproot Project is committed to diversity in the media, which means spotlighting diverse voices. The people you will find in our database identify as Black, Indigenous, or other people of color, who have exercised expertise in climate, science, social justice, and environmental spaces. >> LEARN MORE

The Seedling

The Uproot Project produces a biweekly newsletter called The Seedling, which is dedicated to keeping members up to date on all things Uproot. In each issue of The Seedling, one of our members writes to our subscribers about an impactful topic or story that is relevant for the Uproot community. >> LEARN MORE

Awards and Nominations 

Nomination: Finalist – Covering Climate Now Industry Innovation Award 

National Membership Gathering 

The Uproot Project is a network for environmental journalists of color who are committed to bringing diverse voices to the forefront of environmental reporting. On January 26, 2022, The Uproot Project hosted its second all member event. During the meeting, The Uproot steering committee made key announcements including the introduction of new Uproot steering committee and staff members, the launch of a newsletter, a new environmental justice fellowship, and a new website. 

Stay tuned for the date of next year’s national member gathering.