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Fully Funded Opportunity: African American Policy Forum’s Fellowship Program

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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The African American Policy Forum (AAPF), a renowned think tank dedicated to racial justice, gender equality, and human rights, is thrilled to announce its 2024 Summer Fellowship Program.

This fully funded, ten-week remote fellowship, commencing on June 10 and concluding on August 16, 2024, offers a unique and immersive experience for highly motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the realm of policy analysis, nonprofit operations, and law.

African American Policy Forum’s Fellowship Program

Unleash Your Potential: Join AAPF’s Digital and Social Media Crusade for Racial and Gender Equity

The program is designed to provide fellows with first-hand experience in nonprofit think tank operations, gaining insight into advocacy, research, and policy analysis.

Fellows will be assigned to specific AAPF campaigns and initiatives most aligned with their academic background, interests, and professional experiences.

The ideal candidate for this fellowship possesses exemplary undergraduate, graduate, or post-doc standing, a portfolio of skills-based work, a scholarly understanding of critical race theory and intersectionality, familiarity with Kimberlé Crenshaw’s work, and AAPF’s programs and initiatives. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite is also required.

Digital Influencers: Amplifying Social Impact through Remote Digital & Social Media Fellowships

Fellows will work full time (35-40 hours per week) and receive a stipend. Due to the remote nature of this opportunity, fellows must have their own computers and internet access.

The fellowship program offers a diverse range of projects, including:

  • Administration and Project Management
  • Research and Writing
  • Data Collection
  • Outreach and Community Engagement
  • Event/Program Management
  • Digital & Social Media

Fellows assigned to the Digital and Social Media project will support the digital media staff to develop social media strategies, implement outreach, and design promotional campaigns that boost engagement and visibility for the organization.

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Rising Above Barriers: AAPF’s 2024 Summer Fellowship Empowers the Next Generation of Racial Justice Advocates

AAPF is committed to advancing and expanding racial justice, gender equality, and the indivisibility of all human rights.

The organization is dedicated to promoting frameworks and strategies that address a vision of racial justice that embraces the intersections of race, gender, class, and the array of barriers that disempower those who are marginalized in society.

Applications for the 2024 Summer Fellowship Program will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final due date of March 31, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

AAPF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly encouraging women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

Final Thoughts

The African American Policy Forum’s Fellowship Program is an exceptional opportunity for individuals seeking to make a meaningful impact in the realm of policy analysis, nonprofit operations, and law.

With a focus on racial justice, gender equality, and human rights, the program offers a unique and immersive experience for fellows to gain first-hand experience in non profit think tank operations, while also contributing to the advancement of critical social justice issues.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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