AAJA Fest – August 9-15, 2020
This year, AAJA is hosting the national convention virtually! Join us on August 9-15, 2020, for the first ever AAJA Fest! #AAJA2020
Official site: https://www.aaja20.org/
The Summer of Extremes: Racism, Health Inequity and Heat – June 23-25, 2020
COVID-19 Collides With Climate Crisis on 25th Anniversary of Chicago Heat Waves
Journalists are invited to dissect lessons on racism and health inequity learned from Chicago’s 1995 heatwave replayed during the pandemic. Hosted in partnership with Chicago Journalists Association, NABJ-Chicago, NAHJ-Chicago, The Headline Club, Kartemquin Films, the Macarthur Foundation, and others.
Reporting on Race Virtual Panel – April 9, 2020
How can we better cover communities of color? Please join the Chicago chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association for a virtual panel on Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 6:30 p.m.
Featuring: Katie Kim, NBC 5 Chicago (moderator), Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times, Laura Rodríguez Presa, Chicago Tribune, Esther Yoon Ji-Kang, WBEZ
Lunar New Year Mixer – January 30, 2020
AAJA Chicago is teaming up with AMEJA (Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association) for a Lunar New Year Mixer! Come by the downtown Lao Sze Chuan for free bites and a chance to get to know some fellow Chicago journalists.