2012 National Youth Fellowship Program in Washington, DC: Deadline for applications is May 18, 2012
Online application form: Apply Here
Washington, DC (March 20, 2012).– Applications are now available for the Dominican American National Roundtable’s 2012 National Youth Fellowship Program. This year’s theme is: Civic Engagement: Leading the Next Generation towards Advocacy and Reform.
The program will take place in Washington, D.C. from July 22 to July 29, 2012.
This training will bring together college students of Dominican descent both at the undergraduate and graduate levels who are interested in taking on leading roles in becoming agents of change in their communities though civic engagement.
DANR Fellows will engage in a 1-week leadership development training in Washington, D.C. where they will learn about the current state of policies affecting the Latino community and how to take action towards reform throughout a series of workshops, events, site visits, and congressional visits, and project development.
In the fall of 2012, fellows will then participate in advocacy projects for 12 weeks where they will put forth their training and knowledge into practice. Projects may include self-produced community workshops, a DANR.org online newsletter initiative on topics such as education and literacy, housing, immigration, economic development and others. Fellows will develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation. All majors welcome. Travel, lodging, and selected activities will be covered.
Online applications are now available: Apply here.
Deadline for applications is May 18, 2012 11:59 P.M. (Eastern Time)
Become an Agent of Change in your community! Apply today and take advantage of this great leadership development opportunity.
“Being able to participate in the DANR National Youth Fellowship Program inspired and motivated me to become even more involved.” said Dahiana Tejada – 2011 Fellow Alumni. ” Now more than ever is the time to advocate and work towards the betterment of the Dominican-American community. This fellowship provided me with the necessary tools to become a leader in my community.”
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For more information contact:
Maria D. Moreno, DANR National Youth President & Fellowship Program Director
Ms. Pierina Sanchez
National Youth Fellow Alumni
This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund, and the National Supermarket Association (NSA).