Applying for an Emerging Leader Fellowship

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ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP

The 2021-2023 Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowship is a two-year, full-time, hands-on position for early career professionals. Fellows work collaboratively with a host organization and the Stoneleigh Foundation to execute a project that advances the missions of these organizations and enhances Fellows’ professional skills and leadership development. These projects focus on improving policies and practices in youth justice, child welfare, education, and health. The Fellowship provides salary, benefits, and a stipend for professional development. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

HOW THE PROCESS WORKS

Please see below for details on the 2021-23 Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowship projects. Candidates should apply directly to the organization(s) that interest them by the deadlines indicated.


 

Advancing Teacher Diversity in Philadelphia Public Schools

This Fellow will work with the Center for Black Educator Development to increase equity in recruiting, training, hiring, and retaining high-quality educators in Philadelphia. This Fellow will design tools and policy strategies that advance teacher diversity, in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, as well as work to promote change more broadly statewide.

Application Deadline: Closed

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Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pennsylvania’s Youth Justice System

This Fellow will work with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy to evaluate system reform efforts in Pennsylvania aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities faced by youth of color.

Application Deadline: Closed

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Using Data to Strengthen Hospital-Based Violence Intervention

This Fellow will work with the Health Alliance for Violence Intervention to conduct a groundbreaking research study to drive greater investments in evidence-based violence prevention. This Fellow will lead a retrospective analysis of Medicaid claims data to better understand the impact of hospital-based violence intervention programs on healthcare and social service utilization and cost.

Extended Deadline: Closed

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Addressing the Holistic Needs of Newcomer Immigrant Youth

This Fellow will work with La Puerta Abierta to launch an integrated network of services and supports for newcomer immigrant youth in Philadelphia to strengthen their engagement in school and community life.

Application Deadline: Closed

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Movement Building to Reimagine Public Safety

This Fellow will work with the Movement Alliance Project to develop a new community-based apparatus that trains and supports movement organizations to leverage their storytelling and organizing capacity and lead budget cycle campaigns in an effort to reimagine public safety and become a central force in influencing Philadelphia’s budget priorities.

Extended Deadline: Closed

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Elevating Youth Voice to Catalyze Systems Change

This Fellow will work with the National Network for Youth to increase the implementation of youth-driven solutions that tackle youth homelessness in Philadelphia. This Fellow will provide training and capacity building for youth with lived experiences of homelessness, and work with youth and Philadelphia’s advocacy and service provider communities to advance policy and practice changes.

Application Deadline: Closed

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DEADLINE

The deadlines to apply for a 2021-23 Emerging Leader Fellowship have passed.

 

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