TODAY: Jeremiah Fellowship applications open

We’re recruiting young Jewish activists from all across the country to join the 2020 Jeremiah Fellowship. Apply now.

Starting today, applications are open for the 2020 cohort of the Jeremiah Fellowship, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice’s national leadership program for young adult Jews who want to mobilize their community to fight for progressive change. Click here to start your application.

In this moment, our country and our Jewish community stand at a crossroads. Will we stand by in silence as white nationalism, anti-immigrant xenophobia, and antisemitism tear us apart? Or will we rise up to fight for a future where we are all safe?

At Bend the Arc we believe in the next generation of young Jewish activists who are rising up in this moment. That’s why we’re expanding our Jeremiah Fellowship even further this year, doubling from 8 to 16 cities all across the country.

You can help grow the movement right now, even if the fellowship isn’t right for you. Read more about who the fellowship is for, where we’re bringing the program, and how you can help spread the word and recommend a fellow.

What is the Jeremiah Fellowship?

Now more than ever, our movement needs passionate young adult Jewish leaders to come forward and learn the skills needed to organize and mobilize communities around the country for progressive change.

The second-ever national cohort of Jeremiah fellows will participate in a five-month intensive, experiential leadership training program in community organizing. Issue campaigns, public action, and building a grassroots network of action-takers in each city teach fellows to think strategically, mobilize their community, and foster public leadership— alongside 80 peers from across the country.

Fellows will travel twice a year for in-person training from skilled organizers and activists, learn together through online sessions, and receive individualized coaching tailored for their city. The program will run from April to August 2020, with two big in-person gatherings to start and end, as well as participation at Bend the Arc’s 2020 conference.

 

Applications are open from today, September 24, through December 15, 2019. Want to learn more first? Reply to this email with any questions.

Help recruit the next generation of Jewish leadership

We know that this moment requires a new generation to organize and win — it takes all of us to grow this movement. You can help build the next generation of progressive Jewish leaders by spreading the word about the Jeremiah Fellowship and recommending anyone you know who would be a good fit.

Finding our 2020 Jeremiah fellows— a cohort of 80 young leaders from across the country who will strategically mobilize their communities for progressive change– is a big and exciting task. We can’t do it without your help.