F E L L O W S
Are you interested in being a Courage Fellow? We’re looking for 30 intergenerational community leaders, ages 16 and up, to participate in A Year of Courageous Conversations at Barrington’s White House.
Fellows will attend all 10 monthly sessions, as well as additional monthly cohort meetups for deeper learning, reading & dialogue. Fellows will also commit to sharing what they learn throughout the year through blogging, book discussion groups, public speaking, social media or word of mouth through their social networks. Students, parents, retirees, educators, public officials & civic leaders all welcome to apply!
ABOUT THE SERIES:
How do we foster greater inclusion & belonging in our community? Join us for a new year-long series to learn how to better hear, share and understand different lived experiences. For more about the series, read here.
Minimum 5 hours per month (required)
Second Wednesdays, 7-9pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010
10 Monthly Sessions, September 2019 - June 2020 (required)
+ 10 Monthly Fellow Cohort Meetups (required, to be scheduled)
Homework (reading & writing)
Application Deadline: June 23, 2019
Fellow Notifications: July 2019
First Session: September 11, 2019
Writing, Publishing & Public Speaking Opportunities
Courage Journal & Materials
Recognition at Courage Ceremony (June 2020)
No. 1. Defining Courage
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7-9pm
No. 2. Practicing Mindfulness
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 7-9pm
No. 3. Cultivating Curiosity
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 7-9pm
No. 4. The Art of Listening
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 7-9pm
No. 5. Understanding Privilege
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7-9pm
No. 6. Confronting Prejudice
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 7-9pm
No. 7. Challenging Separation
Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 7-9pm
No. 8. Paying it Forward
Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 7-9pm
No. 9. Fostering Belonging
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 7-9pm
No. 10. Practicing Courage
Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 7-9pm
F E L L O W A P P L I C A T I O N
Selected Fellows will be notified by email in July 2019.
Because our Fellow cohort size is limited, we hope that you will register for all of the monthly sessions you desire to attend to ensure your space! If you are selected as a Fellow, your registration fees will be reimbursed.
Questions? Email us.