>Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 >From: Andrew Hund <axh69@PO.CWRU.EDU> >Subject: Civil Rights Summer > >Civil Rights Summer (CRS) - >A Fellowship for Emerging Social Justice Leaders > >http://www.civilrights.org/summer/ > >CRS is for college students who want to understand, live, >and shape the social justice movement. The fellowship is >a new leadership development program designed to place >contemporary and future social justice struggles within a >national and historical context. CRS is currently seeking >applicants who will be rising sophomores or juniors by >summer 2001. > >Program Description > >The fellowship begins June 8, 2001 at Harvard University >with a week of academic study and leadership training. The >group travels to Washington, D.C. for seven weeks where they >will continue their studies while interning in policy-shaping >national organizations. Fellows will return to their campuses >motivated to play a leadership role, supported by their new >knowledge and skills and a large network of CRS peers and >mentors. > >CRS is for rising second and third year students at four-year >colleges who wish to: > > o Understand and discuss critical issues and future >trends with progressive thinkers and policy leaders from >around the country; > > o Ground their social justice work in knowledge of >civil rights struggles, past and present; > > o Learn about advocacy, grassroots organizing, >organization leadership, legislation, enforcement, the >media, the courts, and other ways to pursue social justice. > > o Develop organizing skills and a deep respect for >diversity throughtraining as well as through new friends >and mentors. > > o Engage national civil rights leaders in effective >communication with young leaders. > >CRS provides housing and transportation; Fellows will also >receive a stipend of $120 per week for incidentals and a > >$1500 scholarship at the end of the fellowship. > >Click here for an application form >http://www.civilrights.org/summer/application.pdf. >(Adobe Acrobat needed >http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/alternate.html > >For more information, click here >http://www.civilrights.org/summer/description.pdf, or >contact us via e-mail at mailto:email@example.com. > >or write, phone or fax us: > >1629 K Street NW, Suite 1010 >Washington DC 20006 >Tel: 202-466-6058 >Fax: 202-466-3435 > >Applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 23, >2001.
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