Greenlining Institute

The Greenlining Institute’s Leadership Academy, in Oakland, California, works to empower and develop the next generation of multi-ethnic leaders to advance racial and economic equity and create positive social change. It offers two leadership development programs: The Summer Associate program is an intensive 10-week training program and a $5500 stipend for young leaders who want to gain hands-on policy experience and invest in their personal and professional growth. The Policy Fellowship program offers a year-long development and experiential learning program for young leaders seeking hands-on public policy experience, focused on one of the following Greenlining Programs: Bridges to Health, Economic Equity, Environmental Equity, Diversity and Inclusion or Telecommunications. Fellows receive a $55,000/year salary plus benefits.

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Applicants must be college graduates. Non-U.S. citizens may apply but the Greenlining Institute does not offer visa sponsorship.

Typical Deadline:

Applications open in November.  Typical Deadline: January.