Summmer 2021 Community Organizing Fellowships

Event time: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 4:30pm
Event description: 

Summer 2021 Community Organizing Fellowships

Information Session, Monday November 9, 4:30-5:15pm via Zoom

The presidential election hangs in the balance; the outcome may not be known for days. But regardless of the winner, the need to build powerful community-based organizations has never been stronger. Organizing renters facing evictions. Building power among community college students to demand funding for public higher education. Strengthening unions and workplace democracy. Organizing. 

Are you interested in joining these efforts and learning to organize? Please join an information session next Monday, November 9, 4:30-5:15 via Zoom session for Yale students interested in Summer 2021 virtual internships with grassroots community organizations in Connecticut, New York, Washington state, and Virginia. Please see this sheet for more informationabout the program and insights from Yale students who participated this summer.

The internships will take place from late June to early August, and engage issues including economic justice, housing, education, immigrant rights, police accountability, indigenous sovereignty,  and voting. Students will be encouraged to apply for funding from Yale sources to support their participation in the program. Applications will be accepted beginning November 10 until all positions are filled. No prior experience is necessary.

Lead organizers with the Alliance for a Just Society will be available to discuss the internship opportunities, the application process, and to answer questions about the training, placement, and structure of the program.

To register for the information session, be added to the fellowship mailing list, or to request more information about the internships, please RSVP here.

For additional information, please contact Professor Daniel Martinez HoSang

Event Type: 
Volunteer Event
Call to Action
Event Source: 
Yale Affiliate
Open To: 
Graduate Students