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2012 Conference on Health: Health Policy and Health Inequities Call For Proposals
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NABJ Media Institute on Health
Health Policy and Health Inequities
NABJ 2012 Call For Proposals

March 29-31, 2012
Barbara Jordan Conference Center at The Kaiser Family Foundation  
1330 G Street. NW
Washington D.C.  20005

Deadline has Passed

The National Association of Black Journalists is accepting proposals for workshops to be presented at its 2012 4th annual NABJ Media Institute on Health Health Policy and Health Inequities. Proposals are needed for 90-minute breakout sessions, half-day short courses, day-long learning labs and sponsored meal functions.

Topics addressed at the Media Institute have included understanding and covering the social determinants of health, creative community solutions to health care access and prevention, updates to the Affordable Care Act, HIV/AIDS in the black community, mental health, childhood obesity, and understanding studies and data.

Presenters must have demonstrated expertise in their subject areas and come prepared to teach and challenge convention attendees. Sessions should equip attendees with skills and information that will increase their relevance in the newsroom and focus on health disparities in communities of color and providing print, broadcast and digital journalists the tools to effectively report on the impact of health care reform and health policy on under served communities.

Each proposal will be reviewed by NABJ’s Media Institute Committee.

Proposals must be submitted electronically. Click HERE to complete and submit a form.

The deadline for submissions was11:59 PM on Tuesday, January 13, 2012. The conference will take place March 29-31, 2012 in Washington, DC.

For questions please contact:

NABJ Chair, NABJ Media Institute on Health Health Policy and Health Inequities
Cindy George
(832) 549-6993 

NABJ Program Manager
Irving Washington
(301) 405-7520

To keep registration rates low for members, NABJ does not pay for travel, hotel or meals for conference speakers and presenters. In many cases, the institutions or organizations of the speakers support the mission of NABJ by covering those cos

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