Author Topic: 2011 Summer Fellowships for Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program (USA)  (Read 1481 times)

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EQUAL Health Network Center for Policy Analysis is currently accepting applications for the Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program to honor the life and work of Lisa Devereux Kernan. Fellowships will be provided for a four week Program in the late Spring to early Summer 2011 to two outstanding students with a demonstrated commitment to social justice.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to graduate students or exceptional undergraduate Seniors and Juniors aspiring to careers in public health, health care, law, public policy or related subjects, and who are dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities and promoting social justice in the United States and globally.

Fellows will receive a stipend of $1,000 for the Program.

The Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program is coordinated by the Center for Policy Analysis, a nonprofit research, education, and advocacy center dedicated to protecting and improving health, promoting social justice, and sustaining access to health care and other vital human services, and located in the Presidio, in San Francisco, California.

Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows will participate in a four week Program in late Spring – early Summer 2011 that will involve full-time work, including work on a CPATH Trade and Health or EQUAL Health Care project, Fellowship mentoring, and graduate level instruction. Fellows will work directly on projects of the Center for Policy Analysis, and may participate in conducting workshops and briefings with and for advocacy groups, health professionals, and legislators.

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PROJECTS

Examples of projects on which Kernan Fellows may work include the:
•   Trade and Health Project examining proposals regarding access to essential medicines, tobacco control and related issues in pending trade agreements, including the Trans Pacific Partnership.
•   EQUAL Health Care – A project bringing a strong public voice for implementation of national health care reform, including advocacy for reproductive health care and inclusion of immigrants, and single payer proposals.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must complete the application – click  here  to download –  and submit the completed application with 1-2 letters of reference by April 22, 2011 by email to: jebrenner@cpath.org (subject: Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program).

Please note: there is no additional assistance available for housing or other costs.

Application Deadline: April 22, 2011.

Source: Announcing 2011 Summer Fellowships for Lisa Kernan Social Justice Fellows Program | Center for Policy Analysis.

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