New York Area Young Leaders: Preliminary Fellowship Schedule and Requirements


Preliminary Fellowship Schedule and Requirements

The following is a preliminary list of events, workshops, dates and fellowship commitments:

Orientation Programming

*Specific dates will be available shortly

  • Meet and Greet
  • Mid-January 2014
  • Two Phone/Web Information Sessions
  • January-March 2014
  • Educational Preparation (including short readings, video clips, and brief text studies done as individuals, in partner study, and/or web-based discussion)
  • Periodically, January to March

7 Day Experience in the Developing World

  • In-Person Orientation
  • March 2014
  • Travel to Nicaragua
  • March 16-23, 2014

Post-Trip Engagement Activities

  • Lobby Days: Two Days of Training and Lobbying in Washington, D.C.
  • May 11–13, 2014
  • Skill-Building Workshops
  • All gatherings will take place in 2014, exact dates TBD

Post-Trip Commitments

  • Speak and/or write about your experience and AJWS’s campaign work
  • Individually
  • Plan events and engage in direct actions in service of AJWS’s campaign
  • Collectively, with other fellows and AJWS supporters