Community Change Women’s Fellowship

What is the Women’s Fellowship?

The Women’s Fellowship is designed to hone the organizing skills of formerly incarcerated women of color, or those otherwise directly impacted by incarceration and criminal justice system.

For the inaugural pilot, Community Change will select 10 participants.

Over the course of the 12-month program, Fellows are required to participate in:

  • Monthly peer coaching calls (virtual)
  • Bi-Monthly Fellow calls (virtual)
  • Three (3) national meetings in February, October and December 2019 (in-person)
  • Monthly written reflections on progress

Who is eligible?

Ideal applicants identify as women of color and have experience organizing (potentially as part of a local organization) and/or are recognized as leaders within their communities.

Fellowship Timeline & Important Dates

  • Fellows will be selected by the end of January 2019
  • The first Fellows Gathering will be the first week of April 2019 in Atlanta, GA
  • The Inaugural Fellowship Completion Celebration will be in January 2020 (location TBA)
  • 2020 application for Fellows will launch in December 2019

How to apply & Deadline

Thank you for your interest. The application process is now closed.


Please contact Aida Cuadrado ([email protected]) for more information on how to apply.