We believe students have a central role to play in creating systemic change.
Phase 1: Develop advocacy skills and build relationships to make the work easier.
Phase 2: Develop expertise on the issues college students are facing today and possible policy fixes.
Phase 3: Design and implement a campus-based advocacy campaign.
- Knowledge of the major issues impacting student success.
ofthe specific challenges students faceat local colleges.
- Confidence in identifying barriers to success, developing policy solutions, and fostering relationships with campus administrators.
- Skills such as interpersonal skills, relationship-building skills, and effective communication skills, that will enable them to be future advocates for other political and social issues.
- A stipend for their participation in the fellowship.
- Be a student, in good academic standing, enrolled at a public higher-ed college or university in Southern California.
- Expected graduation on or after 2020.
- Demonstrate a passion to advocate for students.
- Motivated to make a difference.
- Priority will be given to students affiliated with SoCal CAN and Level Up, but all students are encouraged to apply.
Expectations & Responsibilities
- Attend 3 convenings during the academic year.
- Routine check-ins with SoCal CAN team.
- Design and execute an advocacy campaign on your campus
- Complete tasks/assignments in between convenings and check-ins.
- Submit a report at the culmination of the fellowship.
For any questions or inquiries please contact: Marcos Montes / firstname.lastname@example.org