NNAAC Transformative Leaders Fellowship Application 2020

NNAAC Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program


The Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI) announces its 2020-21 development training program in partnership with the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC). The program is designed for Arab-American undergraduate juniors or seniors, or graduate level college students, or recent graduates. Fellows will be expected to work 16 hours per week at AFMI, and will be given opportunities to learn about all aspects of a non-profit organization, including administration, grant writing, fundraising, communications, and community engagement, among other things.

The Fellowship program will run from September, 2020 – June, 2021, and each fellow will receive a $4,000 stipend (or more, depending on NNAAC funds) throughout their service, in three installments. Read all the details and apply here.

Applications Due: August 14, 2020
To apply: bit.ly/AFMIfellow2020  – Make sure to choose Arab Film and Media Institute, San Francisco as your host.

You do NOT need to be physically located in San Francisco to participate.

NNAAC Transformative Leaders Fellowship

Fellows will be required to attend a virtual orientation during September/October 2020, date TBD, as well as Arab American Leadership Days in D.C. in April/May 2020 (TBD due to COVID-19). In addition, Fellows will be required to participate in regular monthly trainings offered electronically by NNAAC. Fellows will also be required to work with their host organization (AFMI) on developing a professional development plan during their fellowship, obtaining additional training opportunities, and receiving important professional support for them to achieve their goals.

Primary Outcomes:
1. To develop an interest in, knowledge of and commitment to working in the non-profit sector while gaining access to the tools and skills pertinent in becoming successful leaders

2. To develop competencies surrounding the social and cultural issues facing Arab American communities

3. To provide service and administrative support to the host organization (AFMI)



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