Thank you for your interest in nominating a community member for the Leaders of Color Class of 2024! The Leaders of Color program expands the possibility of community leadership. We attract builders and doers - all of whom are guided by an unwavering commitment to improving education systems. If selected, each fellow will engage in issues that are impacting our communities right now while also diving deep into the historical issues that shape our education systems and structures today.
Ideal candidates for the Leaders of Color fellowship program:
- Have demonstrated a deep commitment to expanding education quality and equity and achieving outcomes that benefit Black and Hispanic children. Preferred but not required: Experience and passion for early childhood education.
- Have demonstrated leadership through community and civic action and service.
- Believe in the power of public service and government in improving education systems. Preferred but not required: Interest in running for public office within the next two years.
- Are located in Louisiana, Memphis, or Washington D.C.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis from November 1-December 31, 2023.