JUNE 23-27 2024


Kaleidoscope Live! is a vibrant in-person summit held in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a mission to advance sustainability practices within the BIPOC journalism ecosystem.

Through engaging panel discussions, interactive group activities, and networking receptions, the summit is strategically designed to catalyze policy development, promote economic practices that ensure long-term viability, and facilitate narrative shifts about BIPOC journalism.

Moreover, Kaleidoscope Live! serves as a pivotal platform for fostering collaboration between organizations, building generative funder-organization relationships, and creating collective empowerment within the BIPOC journalism community.

Sunday, June 23 – Thursday, June 27

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
303 S Church St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

The Racial Equity in Journalism Fund (REJ) is committed to nurturing a fully resourced, repaired, and collaborative BIPOC media ecosystem. By partnering with like-minded donors, REJ pools funds, supports a donor learning community, and engages new donors to fortify the BIPOC journalism landscape. Grantees of the REJ Fund are predominantly BIPOC-led news publishers and media field-building organizations, receiving financial support and resources to strengthen their organizations, amplify their voices and pursue their vital work.

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Harness the kaleidoscopic opportunity to champion sustainability and racial equity in journalism by becoming a sponsor of Kaleidoscope Live!

Together, let’s shape a more inclusive and resilient media landscape

Event Schedule

Kaleidoscope Live!
is designed in two parts:

June 23 – 27 | Newsroom Partners

REJ newsroom partners, BIPOC journalism practitioners working to advance equitable and sustainable organizational practices within the journalism ecosystem, will join us during Kaleidoscope Live! on the dates June 23 – June 27, to share newsroom practices, promote workable approaches to sustainable revenue and advance equitable public policy development for BIPOC local news.

June 23 – 25 | Ecosystem Partners and Journalism Funders

Ecosystem partners and journalism funders (including the REJ donor table) invested in a more equitable media ecosystem, to learn about REJ strategy, research, and impact learning initiatives, including our cost modeling project aimed at ensuring long-term viability and resilience within the BIPOC media landscape, will join us during Kaleidoscope Live! on the dates June 23 – June 25.

Registration Information

Registration is closed for this year’s event.

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If you need assistance or have questions about the event or are encountering any challenges with travel arrangements for Kaleidoscope Live!, we encourage you to reach out promptly for assistance, at jnguyen@borealisphilanthropy.org.