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The Center For Social Inclusion Announces The Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship

The Center for Social Inclusion recognizes that working for social change usually means long hours at low pay with few tangible rewards and few escapes from the day-to-day pressures.  Without time to rest and re-energize, the pressures can prove overwhelming and result in a loss of of creative and critical leadership.  Since 1988, the Alston Bannerman Fellowship has honored and supported longtime organizers of color by giving them the resources to take time out for reflection and renewal.  Fellows receive a $25,000 award to take sabbaticals for three months or more.

To quality for an Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship, you must:

  • Be a person of color
  • Have more than 10 years of community organizing experience
  • Be committed to social change work in communities of color
  • Live in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa or U.S. Virgin Islands

The deadline to apply for the 2012 Alston Bannerman Sabbatcial Fellowship is June 15, 2012.

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