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F E L L O W S

 

Thank you to all who applied for the 2019-2020 Fellowship!

Applications are now closed.

Applicants will be notified by email in July 2019.

Looking forward to learning together!


APPLICATION

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.


TIME COMMITMENT:

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)


SCHEDULE:

Application Deadline: June 23, 2019

Fellow Notifications: July 2019

First Session: September 11, 2019


BENEFITS:

Complimentary Registration

Writing, Publishing & Public Speaking Opportunities

Courage Journal & Materials

Recognition at Courage Ceremony (June 2020)


TOPICS:


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

Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Phone
Phone
Birthdate
Birthdate
If selected as a Fellow, to which of the following will you commit? *

 

NEXT STEPS:

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.