LA Fellows: Preliminary Fellowship Schedule and Requirements

Preliminary Fellowship Schedule and Requirements

The following is a preliminary list of events, workshops, dates and fellowship commitments (dates are tentative and subject to change):

Orientation Programming

In-Person Retreats
Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 Evening Program, TBD
Week of January 26, 2015, Evening Program, TBD

Three Preparatory Webinar Information Sessions
Week of November 17, 2014, TBD
Week of December 15, 2014, TBD
Week of January 19, 2015, TBD

8-10 Day Experience in the Developing World

Travel to India
February 8–18, 2015

Post-Trip Engagement Activities

Policy Summit: Two Days of Training and Lobbying in Washington, D.C.
May 11-13 2015

Ongoing Workshops & Engagements
Participate in regular monthly meetings for educational sessions, skills training, and social gatherings

Sunday, March 1, 2015 — dinner with AJWS President Ruth Messinger
Week of March 30, 2015 TBD
Week of May 4 , 2015 TBD
Week of June 1, 2015 TBD
Week of July 6, 2015, TBD
Week of August 3, 2015, TBD
Week of August 31, 2015, TBD
Week of October 5, 2015, TBD
Week of November 2, 2015, TBD

Additional Commitments

  • Deepen your knowledge and skills through ongoing individual, partner and group learning with Jewish and secular sources
  • Speak and/or write about AJWS’s campaign
  • Generate local press
  • Attend local monthly Action Team meetings, take on leadership roles and plan campaign events
  • Recruit new supporters to the Action Team and AJWS community
  • Participate in local lobbying meetings with elected officials
  • Organize your local community to mobilize support for AJWS’s advocacy campaign
  • Fundraise for AJWS