Lead for America recruits, trains, and places our nation’s most promising young leaders in two-year paid fellowships in local governments as a means of strengthening America’s public institutions, supporting our local communities, and cultivating a new generation of transformational public service leaders.
Over the course of the two years, LFA Fellows will gain a new perspective and appreciation for local government, understand the most pressing issues facing our communities, be equipped with tools to enact communal and systemic change, establish relationships with partner universities and organizations, and gain opportunities to engage with a growing alumni network of passionate leaders, who together will continue to serve as transformational public service leaders in communities across the nation.
A single visionary leader rooted in humility can change a community. Many working together can transform our country.
Apply for the first deadline by November 1st at 11:59 pm.
Come join a casual conversation with Ben Wessel ’11.5 about the importance of getting college students to vote and ways to get involved here on campus and beyond during the next election season.
WHEN: Thursday, March 15 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CCE Living Room (20 Old Chapel Road)
Ben Wessel is the Director of NextGen Rising, the youth vote organizing program of NextGen America. In 2016, Ben was named one of the “16 Young Americans Shaping the 2016 Election” by Rolling Stone magazine. Before joining NextGen in 2014, Ben worked for Cory Booker’s campaign for US Senate in New Jersey, as the Political Campaigns Manager for 350.org Action, and as the Youth Vote Director for President Obama’s reelection campaign in New Hampshire. Hosted by the Center for Community Engagement, Center for Careers and Internships, and MiddVOTE