NLGJA has joined with the Asian American Journalists Association on a special project, “Diverse and Inclusive: News of  the Heartland.”  With a grant to AAJA from the Ford Foundation, we are developing a comprehensive plan on how to improve and increase news coverage of social justice issues impacting people of color and LGBT persons in the heartland of America that would be useful to media grantees.  

In partnership with AAJA, hiring is underway for journalists to cover these issues in Nebraska: