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Center for Resilient Communities seeking applicants for 2019-2020 Community Leadership and Social Action Fellowship

The Center for Resilient Communities is seeking current WVU students for its 2019-2020 Community Leadership and Social Action Fellowship. The year-long program will cultivate the next generation of leaders for social action in Appalachian communities and beyond.

CLSA fellows will enter a one year advanced college-level program that trains you and other WVU students in relevant skills for building community, helps you realize your potential as a leader and gives you practical experience in community work.

During the fellowship you will: 

  • Join a dynamic cohort of WVU students
  • Participate in a year-long seminar on Resilient Communities and Social Change in Appalachia
  • Receive social justice leadership and skills training
  • Travel to visit community leaders and collaborative initiative
  • Design a Social Action Project
  • Earn a mini-grant to support your social action project
  • Participate in an annual retreat

If you are interested in becoming a fellow or have questions about the fellowship, please contact Center Director Bradley Wilson at for more information.