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How to Apply

To apply for the Next Generation Fellowship, please complete and submit the online application by 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018. In your application, you will be asked to include:

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

Find out more in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.

   


Schedule Details:

  • Session 1: Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24, 2018, Sacramento, CA
  • Session 2: October 2018 (date and location TBD)
  • Session 3: Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Accommodations and stipends for your time will be provided. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to $300 per session.

Qualifications:

  • Formerly incarcerated and/or justice-involved adults (18+) with an interest in leveraging lived experience to effect change.
  • 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).
  • Can demonstrate strong ties to community and a passion for making it safer.

Fellowship Requirements:

  • Ability to perform essential requirements of the fellowship, including engaging actively in self-reflection and providing thoughtful feedback.
  • Willingness to actively participate and display collegiality and professionalism with fellows from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Commitment to attending all three 2-day fellowship sessions.

People of color, women, bilingual/multilingual speakers, and leaders who identify as LGBTQ and/or gender-nonbinary are encouraged to apply.  Applicants will be considered based on previous experience, demonstrated commitment to social justice, and potential to benefit from this fellowship.  


Contact nextgenfellowshipcal@gmail.com or (415) 400-5214 with questions.


Good Luck! 

2017 Next Generation Fellows

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