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How to Apply

Next Generation Fellowship Schedule

July 17-18, 2017

Sacramento, CA
Accommodations will be provided and some travel costs will be reimbursed.

To apply for the Next Generation Fellowship, please follow the instructions to fill out and submit the online application by 11:59 pm on May 21, 2017. In you application, you will be asked to include: 

  • General contact information
  • Areas of policy interest
  • Professional and education history
  • References
  • Two short essays
  • Personal statement

Contact with questions.


  • Formerly incarcerated and/or justice-involved adults (18+) with an interest in leveraging lived experience to effect change.
  • Must be a resident of California.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advocating for criminal and juvenile justice reform.
  • Interest in career advancement, education, and skill development related to social justice.
  • Currently engaged with a community or advocacy organization in some way (e.g. internship, volunteer work, employment).
  • Demonstrated ties to your community and a passion for making it safer.

Fellowship Requirements

  • Ability to perform essential requirements and expectations of the fellowship, including self-reflection and mock advocacy activities.
  • Willingness to actively participate and display collegiality and professionalism with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Willingness to engage in group discussions and complete fellowship activities.

Applicants who identify as gender non-binary, LGBTQ, persons of color, and/or individuals with past involvement in the justice system are encouraged to apply. Any and all applicants will be strongly considered based on previous experience, commitment to social justice, and potential to benefit from this fellowship.  

Good Luck! 

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