Covering Mental Health Issues in Underserved Communities
Event Date(s):Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 (All day)
Category:Request for Proposal
Journalists working with ethnic media in California are invited to apply for training in covering mental health issues in underserved communities. The training is free and available for to up to ten journalists.
Those who are selected for the program will be eligible for a $500 award. Those selected for the program are expected to complete the training, which will be conducted via webinar on May 20 and 21, and publish or broadcast a story that addresses mental health in their respective community.
This program is underwritten by the Entertainment Industries Council. The Maynard Institute is assisting with recruitment.
For more information and the application, please contact:
Evelyn Hsu, MIJE senior director, programs and operations,
Dori Maynard in Memoriam:
Dori J. Maynard: A Legacy of Fierce Love (March 3, 2015)
By Sally Lehrman
Dori's memorial service, Chapel of the Chimes:
Link to view the entire service at Chapel of the Chimes (1:00:56): http://youtu.be/2oL1IkAnCEU
Link to view highlights from the service (05:24): http://youtu.be/tqoAxZ-ZoN4Please direct your inquiries to:
Evelyn Hsu, Acting Executive Director
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