Support the 12-day Newsquest strike in London: journalists in London are going on strike over cuts, pay and a staff restructuring. They say they already have huge workloads and some are paid below the London Living Wage. You can find out ways to pledge your solidarity and support for the Newsquest journalists on the NUJ website.
Palestine-based photojournalist Abed Quisini will be discussing the challenges he faced working for 17 years in the occupied West Bank. From 18.30 to 20:30, Tuesday 23 June, at Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8DP. More details on the NUJ website.
Unfair contracts: the London Freelance Branch (LFB) is holding a meeting in Parliament, on Monday 13 July, to discuss what can be done to protect journalists (and other authors and performers) from unfair contracts. Speakers so far confirmed: Chris Bryant, shadow culture minister, and LibDem peer, Lord Clement-Jones. More details on the LFB website.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism summer conference will take place on 2-4 July at Goldsmiths, University of London. It is UK's only investigative journalism training conference. Some of the leading journalists and trainers will be teaching: Heidi Blake (BuzzFeed); Alexa O'Brien (investigative journalist, specialising in security issues); Charles Glass (author of Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring); Tom Burgis (author of The Looting machine; Eliot Higgins (aka Brown Moses, founder of Bellingcat); and Juliana Ruhfus (Al Jazeera). Learn practical skills, network and be inspired. NUJ members get a 10 per cent discount if they book all three days. Contact email@example.com. More details on the CiJ webiste.
End Austerity Now: national demonstrations in London and Glasgow tomorrow, Saturday 20 June. Find out the details on the NUJ website.