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The ACOS Alliance and Committee to Protect Journalists are bringing back the hugely popular Freelance Safety Clinics to Photoville in June 2023, with support from Leica Camera.

The Photoville Freelance Safety Clinics are an opportunity for freelance photojournalists and documentary photographers to receive free, expert, one-to-one advice on physical safety, risk assessment, digital security and surveillance, online harassment or trauma management on Zoom. 

The clinics will run for up to 45 minutes online on Wednesday, June 28, Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30, from 9am to 1pm ET.  

In the past, security advisors have come from organizations including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, VICE Media, Freedom of the Press Foundation, IREX, International Women's Media Foundation, Committee to Protect Journalists, PEN America and Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma and more, will be available for individual guidance on safety and digital security issues. 

All clinics will take place remotely on Zoom and will be conducted in English.

Each applicant will be matched with a suitable advisor based on the information given in their application.

Deadline to apply: Sunday, June 11 @ 11:59pm ET.

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