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Racial Justice & Neighborhood Equity Fellowship

Racial Justice & Neighborhood Equity Summer Fellowship 2023

Fellows work at the intersection of economic justice organizing and cooperative economics, with a focus on racial justice and neighborhood equity. The 2023 Fellow will work with New Economy Project staff and partner organizations, for example, on campaigns to advance community land trusts and social housing, worker co-ops, community-based financial co-ops, and public banking. Over the course of the summer, the Fellow will gain exposure to policy advocacy, community and popular education, coalition-building, participatory action research, direct action, and other strategies. The Fellow may also contribute to our GIS mapping, video series, and other media projects.

The Fellowship is a full-time 8-10 week program that pays $15 per hour to students who do not otherwise have access to internship funding. Priority will be given to NYC applicants.
Please note that the 2023 Fellowship will likely involve a combination of remote and in-person work, as conditions permit. Applicants must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

  • Current enrollment as a graduate or undergraduate student
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing racial and economic justice
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding writing skills and strong attention to detail

Please submit by email to your resume, cover letter detailing your experience, and a short essay (1 page max.) explaining why this fellowship would be meaningful to you. Please write “2023 Summer Fellowship Application” in the subject line. Applications are due by March 31, 2023.

New Economy Project works with grassroots groups to promote economic justice and to build an economy that works for all, based on principles of cooperation, democracy, equity, racial justice, and ecological sustainability. For more info:
New Economy Project is an Equal Opportunity employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.