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    September 13
    The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.
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    August 17
    For those who want to make a difference through a career related to public service.
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    July 26
    “The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system. The fellowships are part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the United States by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice.”
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    September 22
    Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
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    September 22
    Health for America (HFA) at MedStar Health is building a cadre of young innovators—with actionable skills and knowledge in health, design, entrepreneurship, and leadership—who create novel, sustainable, and scalable health solutions.
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    September 18
    The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.
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    September 18
    Echoing Green seeks social entrepreneurs who exhibit fearlessness in defending their ideas, an unwavering belief that all individuals have the potential to contribute meaningfully to society, and a powerful passion for developing new solutions to some of society’s most challenging problems.
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    September 18
    The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty.
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    September 18
    The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship three times annually.  The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute.  Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector.  Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.
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    September 18
    The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a unique two-year program that combines field and policy work.
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    September 18
    Since 1982, Families USA has worked to promote high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans.
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    September 18
    CAPAL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization that was founded in 1989 by APA professionals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  Its mission is to promote Asian Pacific American interests and success in public service careers, to provide information and education on policy issues affecting the APA community, and to serve the APA community at large.
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    September 18
    The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest challenges college students to analyze current ethical issues in today’s world.
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    September 18
    To recruit and train the next generation of policy and advocate leaders on a range of international peace and security issues.
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    February 12
    Ashoka Fellows are leading social entrepreneurs who we recognize to have innovative solutions to social problems and the potential to change patterns across society. They demonstrate unrivaled commitment to bold new ideas and prove that compassion, creativity, and collaboration are tremendous forces for change. Ashoka Fellows work in over 70 countries around the globe in every area of human need.
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    February 7
    CTWO is a racial justice organization that works towards the building of a social justice movement led by people of color. This resource center promotes the advancement of racial justice; sending out messages worldwide. It works to establish model multi-racial community organizations, build an active network of organizations and activists of color, and train the new participants, including members of the Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program. Members of MAAP participate in an internship working on the movement towards economic social justice. Placed with any one of CTWO’s partnering organizations, members work full-time on an organizing campaign with a community organization or labor union.
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    February 5
    The Fellowship Program is a year-long training program for young leaders that have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by the start of the program. Fellows are assigned to specific program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a Program Manager and the Academy Director.
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    January 31
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.
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    December 3
    The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals who are developing innovative solutions to pressing open society challenges. The fellowship program seeks applicants eager to communicate original and provocative ideas to a broad audience, as well as to shape policy and inspire critical debate among activists, intellectuals, decision makers, and the public.
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    October 3
    This fall, Tod Sloan and Bruce Podobnik are leading a series of workshops for members of the Lewis & Clark community who want to be more effective community leaders and advocates.
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    June 22
    Commencement speaker Stephen Krashen has garnered attention over his assertion that poverty is the most important challenge facing schools today.
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    May 2
    Community-driven efforts to prevent domestic and sexual violence can, and should, include men and boys.
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    November 18
    Linda Christensen, director of the Oregon Writing Project, believes writing gives people power over their lives. See how social justice informs all Lewis & Clark Graduate School programs and inspires community collaborations. Watch the videos ►
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    March 26
    New research led by faculty and students explores new area of counseling psychology: impact of social class on couples.
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    July 14
    Under the direction of Linda Christensen, the Oregon Writing Project helps young writers–and those not so young–find voice.
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    July 13
    Linda Christensen, director of the Oregon Writing Project, has just published Teaching for Joy and Justice, the anticipated follow-up to her book Reading, Writing, and Rising Up.
  • June 27
    In the new issue of Democracy & Education, authors offer powerful stories changing our schools and communities to be more inclusive and just.
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