Become A GO! Fellow! – Deadline March 31st!
Are YOU the leader we’ve been waiting for?
Take your values and passion for the issues you care about and turn them into reality by organizing for the change your communities need. In our new GO! Fellowship, you’ll learn the activism and organizing skills you need to advocate for real solutions and change. After all, no one knows how to better improve your community than you! Accepted Fellows can expect to leave this change-making program with the skills, relationships, and strategic plans needed to launch their own organizing project and start making a difference in their city or town.
Who: US residents between the ages of 21-39
What: America’s Future GO! Fellowship
When: May 6th – October 26th
Where: Workshops will take place online via video conference call
Qualified candidates who are AF National Members will receive preferential acceptance, as well as those who live in an America’s Future Chapter or Hub city. Fellows will be paired with our Chapter and Hubs leadership, receiving hands-on experience and practice from the content they’re learning in the fellowship. Fellows in Hub and Chapter cities have the option to base their GO! project on that Chapter or Hub’s Community Initiative.
Decision notifications will be sent on a rolling basis until March 31st.
Workshops will take place on May 6th, June 3rd, July 8th, August 5th, September 9th, and October 7th. Graduation and final project presentations will take place in the end of October, exact date TBA.
Each month will include the following programming:
1.) A class-based workshop with formal instruction and assignments
2.) A check-in with a knowledgeable organizing mentor
3.) An optional “study group” meet-up to ask outstanding questions and get additional support
Graduation is dependent on completing all assignments and building a complete project & strategic plan that is ready to launch by program completion.
As a GO! Fellow, You Will:
✔️ Gain the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to enact meaningful change in your community or city as a grassroots organizer and leader
✔️ Collaborate with a peer group that cares about improving people’s lives and enacting change
✔️ Attend 12 weeks of training and mentorship with experts on organizing skills and knowledge like recruitment, theory of change, event planning, volunteer management, marketing, leadership, strategy, and more
✔️ Create a meaningful organizing project that’s locally based to improve your city or community
✔️ Top GO! Fellows projects are eligible for additional training and support
Meet The GO! Fellows Manager
Kaleigh Cunningham graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with degrees in Political Science and Environmental Geography. While in school, Kaleigh became a leader on her campus by founding a Young Americans for Liberty chapter. Throughout college and in the years to follow she traveled the country working on everything from local issues to presidential campaigns.
Now residing in Montana, Kaleigh can be found getting outdoors as much as possible with her dog Slevin, empowering young people to act on behalf of the environment as President of ACC-Missoula, and working as Director of Outreach and Communications at Princetonians for Free Speech. Her favorite things to do outside of work hours include mountain biking, photography, cooking, and skiing.
Learn more about Kaleigh in her introductory blog post!
Are you ready to become the leader your city needs?
Questions? Reach out to [email protected].