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Activist Training: Washington DC


Sierra Club’s Global Population and Environment Program has opened applications for the Fall 2014 training & lobby day.
Are you interested in the connections between reproductive health, family planning, climate change, and sustainable development? Are you an existing population volunteer interested in learning more about these interconnected areas, or hoping to become one? The Sierra Club’s Global Population and Environment Program is now accepting applications for our Fall 2014 Training & Lobby Day, taking place in Washington, DC on September 6-8 or 7-9, 2014 – you get to vote!
The Fall Activist Training offers young people and adult volunteers the opportunity to gain information and skills to effectively link these intertwined issues as leaders and activists in their communities around the US, and then to engage their Congress person in a lobby day.
Please find the application here! Applications are due by August 4, 2014 at 12:00am EST.
Any questions can be directed to

July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Health innovations fellowship- App deadline 5/12/14

Did you graduate from undergrad in 2011, 2012, or 2013? Check out this funding opportunity:

Health for America provides $50,000 fellowships to recent graduates interested in health innovation. The fellowship is relativly new and was profiled in Forbes this past December. This year-long program will run from September 8, 2014 – July 31, 2015 in Washington DC. The fellowship is carefully structured to use the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation and human centered design to create the greatest impact on the health of communities. 

This program grants a $50,000  fellowship to young leaders from diverse academic backgrounds, including computer science, design, entrepreneurship, and health. Over the course of the year, fellows will work together to gain practical immersive experience in health innovation, with help from physicians and community leaders and exposure to different areas of the country. Applicants for the 2014-15 fellowship are required to have completed their undergraduate degree between January 2011 and July 2014.

For more information about the fellowship application please visit



May 6, 2014 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

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