Student Voice Organizing Fellowship

Join the Student Voice Organizing Fellowship program to get involved in the education justice movement and deepen your understanding of grassroots organizing.

Student Voice Organizing Fellowship

Join the Student Voice Organizing Fellowship program to get involved in the education justice movement and deepen your understanding of grassroots organizing.

What is the Student Voice Organizing Fellowship?

The Student Voice Organizing Fellowship is a network of students across the country taking grassroots action to create change in their schools and communities.

If you’re interested in learning more about education justice and making change in your school and community, but don’t know where to start, the Organizing Fellowship program is perfect for you! As a Student Voice Organizing Fellow, you will participate in facilitated virtual workshops to learn the principles of organizing, receive 1:1 mentorship from Student Voice team members, build student power in your community and work to accelerate youth action nationwide.

Become a Student Voice Organizing Fellow

To become a Student Voice Organizing Fellow, fill out our program application form.

Any high school student living in the United States who values educational equity and is interested in organizing for change is welcome to apply to become a Student Voice Organizing Fellow. No prior organizing experience is necessary!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What will I learn by participating in the Organizing Fellowship?

In the Student Voice Organizing Fellowship, you will receive an introduction to education equity, education policy, youth agency and student organizing. Through professional development calls with experts on a variety of topics related to education justice, responding to local issues that arise in your education and recruiting other students to participate in grassroots organizing efforts, you will be prepared to tackle educational inequity in your own school and community.

Is the Organizing Fellowship paid?

A limited pool of funds is available for our Organizing Fellows to be compensated for their participation in the program. Stipends will be awarded during the program on the basis of request and need.

When are applications due? When will I be notified about the status of my application?

All applications for Student Voice programs (Ambassadors Program, Journalism Fellowship, Organizing Fellowship) are due by Friday, August 14. Applicants to all Student Voice programs will be informed regarding their program acceptance by late August.


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Roundtable Facilitation Guide

Eager to start creating change in your school? Check out our Roundtable Facilitation Guide to host a roundtable discussion to share your authentic educational experiences and to co-create student-driven solutions to issues you’ve experienced with fellow students, teachers and administrators.

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