Events Calendar

NABJ-Chicago Chapter General Member Meeting – April 26th

Location: Bar Louie, 47 W. Polk St., Chicago, IL 60605

 You’re invited to join NABJ Chicago Chapter’s general monthly meetings to connect with other journalists, discover the latest news in the industry and hear from several newsmakers. Normally, general NABJCC meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of every month. But due to a special election, the next meeting will be Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:30PM. Please join us to meet the 2017-2019 NABJCC Board Member candidates at this mixer & special election will held at Bar Louie – 47 W Polk St., Chicago, IL 60605.

Below is a link to the NABJCC Bylaws proposed amendments, which will be voted on April 26, 2017.

NABJCC Bylaws With Proposed Amendments

Free for NABJCC members & $5 entrance fee for non-members.

Future meetings location and time will be emailed and posted on Twitter and Facebook. #NABJCC

NABJ Community Calendar

 

“The Changing Landscape of Health, Health Care & Health Equity”

With a changing of the guard in Washington, come big changes in health, health care and health care policy over the coming days, months and years.  The changes promise to impact every aspect of how health care is delivered in this country. This day-long workshop will address the facts as they unfold, their impact, and how journalists can accurately and fairly cover the issues.


Schedule

*Schedule subject to change

9:00 – 10:00 KEYNOTE: EQUITABLE AND AFFORDABLE CARE FOR ALL

With the anticipated repeal of the Affordable Care Act in 2017, the replacement options are complicated and ever changing. But what will the options mean to Americans, including the 20 million individuals who were able to access health care because of the Affordable Care Act.

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:15 COVERING THE CHANGING CLIMATE OF ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE

Experts in various aspects of health care access explain the impact of changes coming from the new administration and the stories we ought to be covering.

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 THE DATA OF HEALTH CARE AND EQUITY

The Affordable Care Act has always been a numbers game. This session will focus on how to look at the data around four years of the Affordable Care Act, its impact and future projections by following the numbers.

12:30 – 12:45 Break

12:45 – 2:15 LUNCH AND LEARN SESSION:

THE WAR ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

This will be the year that major reproductive health and justice issues will be on the front line of policy.  Learn more about what’s at stake, especially for women of color, and how to cover the issues fairly.

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:30 (Session topic TBD)

3:30 – 3:45 Break

3:45 – 5:15 REPORTER’S ROUNDTABLE

Journalists will also discuss the resources and tools they need to be able to cover the fast-moving optics of health care in communities of color, including where to find the on-the ground stories of health disparities and health equity.

5:15 – 5:30 WRAP-UP

Registration

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Registration Rates Pre-Registration
by May 1
Onsite
May 4
Member $25.00 $35.00
Student $15.00 $15.00
Non-Member $35.00 $45.00

(Total includes a $3.00 administrative fee)


Partnership

Thank You to our 2017 Media Institute Health, Health Disparities and Health Equity Conference Partner:
Partner/Sponsor opportunities are available by reaching out to  jlwooten@nabj.org or (240) 460-5153.

The 2017 NABJ Annual Convention and Career Fair theme is “Power Up and Break Through.” We’ll explore the future of media, ongoing industry disruptions and newsroom best practices. We’ll provide the skills to power up and prepare convention attendees for their own professional break through moments.

 

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