If you’re interested in becoming a member of The Uproot Project, fill out our member form. Filling this out will give you access to our Slack channel (look out for an invite in your inbox!) and also alert us to what you wish to see Uproot accomplish. This network is by journalists of color and for journalists of color. Your needs and feedback matter. Be sure to fill this out to connect with us and stay in the loop.

Membership tiers

 Full member: JournalistFull member: non-journalistAssociate members
Who are they?Journalists of colorStudents of color, academics of color, others in journalism-adjacent fields at the discretion of membershipFolks in public relations and communications and allies looking to support and learn from JOC.
What does Uproot offer them?Full access to all Uproot offerings including all Slack channels, events, trainings, etcFull access to all Uproot offerings including all Slack channels, events, trainings, etcLimited access to specific Slack channels (ex: #job-leads) and events
What does Uproot expect from them?Their participation in events and/or on SlackTheir participation in events and/or on SlackPost job opportunities on Slack and provide other resources to full members
How to become a memberCost: $0
Fill out the survey on The Uproot website and affirmatively check box asking to become a full member. Provide verification that you are a working journalist with clips, or letter from employer, or other documentation.  
Cost: $0
Fill out the survey on The Uproot website and affirmatively check box asking to become a full member and provide verification that you are: A student (Enrollment verification letter from university or other documentation) Academic in journalism or environmental sciences or a related field (Proof of employment.)
Cost: $0
Fill out the membership form on The Uproot website and affirmatively check box asking to become an associate member and provide verification that you are:  A public relations or communications professional (LinkedIn profile, bio page on employer’s website or letter from employer.)