How to build an antiracist newsroom

This panel explores the role of the press in Latino communities. Panelists Jessica Vega, policy analyst at Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Jessica Vega of Central Falls is a Senior Policy Analyst for Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, and a former President of the Central Falls City Council President. Jessica co-developed and facilitated Rhode Island’s first-ever participatory… Continue reading How to build an antiracist newsroom

Fun with Drones

Learn what you need to know to become a licensed drone pilot, and see a drone demonstration.  Jonathan Elmer, SCSU Drone Academy  Jonathan Elmer is a current adjunct faculty member in the Journalism Department of the School of Arts & Sciences at Southern Connecticut State University and has been an FAA-certified drone pilot since 2016.… Continue reading Fun with Drones

SPJ Region 1 Leaders Meeting

Leaders of SPJ pro and student chapters will meet with Regional Coordinator Chris Vaccaro for an update on SPJ news and collaboration efforts in Region 1. Coffee and snacks will be provided.