Global Justice Fellowship Schedule & Requirements



A series of virtual and in-person educational opportunities to build community among fellows, provide context for the travel experience and introduce participants to AJWS’s campaign themes.

Program Launch Webinar
October 24, 2019

In-Person NYC Seminar
November 3 –  5, 2019

Educational Preparation (including short readings, video clips, and brief text studies done as individuals, in partner study, and/or web-based discussion)
~20 hours total between October and April


An immersive, 7-day experience in Guatemala—emphasizing engagement with local experts, meeting local advocates funded by AJWS, exploring the impact of U.S. policy on developing world communities, and training in activism and leadership skills.

Travel Prep Webinar
December 17, 2019

International Travel
January 26 –  February 2, 2020

Take Action

Engage in follow-up workshops—both virtual and in-person, including direct lobbying in Washington, D.C.—to develop organizing and leadership skills, stay updated on AJWS’s key issues, and plan area events individually and with your fellowship group to further engage your communities.

Media and Publications Workshop
February 12, 2020

Advocacy Preparation Webinar
February 26, 2020

Rabbinic Advocacy Convening in Washington, D.C.
March 30 –  April 1, 2020

Program Siyum Webinar
April 21, 2020


Publicly support AJWS’s human rights campaigns

  • Speak and/or write about your experience and AJWS’s campaign work
  • Generate local press
  • Participate in meetings with elected officials and advocate that they sponsor/sign letters to push forward AJWS’s human rights agenda
  • Support AJWS sign-on letters by mobilizing your own community

Expand AJWS’s reach

  • Empower lay-leaders to organize an event to build AJWS’s base in your community
  • Organize local clergy to mobilize support for AJWS’s advocacy campaign
  • Fundraise for AJWS
  • Share action alerts with social action committee, community members and clergy association

Learn More

For more information about the application and program logistics, please refer to the FAQs page or contact us using the form below.


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