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Membership Survey

If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Uproot Project, fill out our member survey. Filling this out will give you access to our Slack channel (look out for an invite in your inbox!) and also alert us to what you wish to see Uproot accomplish. This network is by journalists of color and for journalists of color. Your needs and feedback matter. Be sure to fill this out to connect with us and stay in the loop.

Partnership and Speaker Requests

The Uproot Project is taking on limited partnerships and speaker opportunities at the moment. If you’re interested in collaborating with us, fill out the Partnership Request form. If you’re interested in inviting a steering committee member to speak, fill out the Speaker Request form. We should get back to you within 14 days. If you don’t hear back within that time frame or if your request is more urgent, please feel free to follow up at our email: info@uprootproject.org.

Steering Committee

On March 20, 2021, the Uproot Project officially launched for the public. The Uproot Project consists of about a dozen journalists representing Atmos, Crosscut, Grist, Time, the Los Angeles Times, ProPublica, Vox, and more. Watch our launch event here!

Yessenia Funes
Yessenia Funes
Climate Editor of Atmos
Advisory Board Liaison
Paola Rosa-Aquino
Fellow at Intelligencer
Communications Lead
Manola Secaira
Indigenous Affairs reporter at Crosscut
Communications
Yvette Cabrera
Grist Senior Staff Writer, Environmental Justice
Governance Lead
Justin Worland
Climate Reporter at Time
Membership Lead
Naveena Sadasivam
Staff Writer at Grist
Membership
Jane C. Hu
Jane C. Hu
Independent Journalist
Membership
Rachel Ramirez
Rachel Ramirez
Climate Writer, CNN
Governance
Monica Samayoa
Monica Samayoa
Environment Reporter at Oregon Public Broadcasting
Governance
Alex Arriaga
Social Media Manager

Subcommittees

COMMUNICATIONS
Focused on spreading the word about the Uproot Project
• Yessenia Funes
Climate editor of Atmos
• Paola Rosa-Aquino
Fellow at Intelligencer
• Manola Secaira
Indigenous affairs reporter at Crosscut

GOVERNANCE
Focused on building and shaping the structures of the Uproot Project
• Yvette Cabrera
Grist senior staff writer, environmental justice
• Rachel Ramirez
Climate Writer, CNN
• Monica Samayoa
Environment Reporter at Oregon Public Broadcasting

MEMBERSHIP
Focused on growing and diversifying the Uproot Project
• Jane C. Hu
Freelance journalist
Naveena Sadasivam
Staff writer at Grist
Justin Worland
Climate reporter at Time


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