AAJA Members Vote on UNITY Name

January 15, 2013
10:00 pm

The alliance association of AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA sought input from members on their preferred name for the partner organization.

A ballot was sent to all AAJA members, and here are the results:

  • 70.7 percent (217 votes) — UNITY: Journalists for Diversity
  • 18.9 percent (58 votes) — UNITY: Journalists of Color & Diversity
  • 10.4 percent (32 votes) — UNITY: Journalists of Color

The UNITY board — whose AAJA representatives are Sharon Chan, Janet Cho, George Kiriyama and Doris Truong — will have a final vote on the alliance association name Friday.