AACS is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year!
Apply here by September 20th, 2019.
Advocacy fellows are students who want to become leaders in the APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American) community. The program will empower students to lead conversations related to mental health, sexual assault, community identity, and more. Fellows will facilitate up to 6 peer educational and discussion groups under AACS guidance. Participants will develop the skills to become a resourceful community advocate.
•Community organizing & development experience
•Opportunity for advocacy training and networking
•Enhance your public speaking skills
•Learn how to engage and educate your community
•Develop a peer social justice network
•Be a bridge between AACS and other agencies (schools, families, religious/cultural associations, etc.)
•Currently enrolled in college
•In good academic standing (2.5+ GPA)
•Can commit to monthly meetings for one academic year
•Passionate about community engagement, advocacy, and creative outreach
•Able to speak openly and confidently in group settings
•Knowledge of sexual assault and domestic violence is preferred, but not necessary
Questions? Contact Samanta Ratsavong at firstname.lastname@example.org