We first profiled Vermont Fellow Jessica Bullock’s SPEAK Prison Debate Initiative back in August 2015. The project, which Bullock launched as part of a Vermont Law School (VLS) student group, was a highly successful effort to better prepare inmates at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility for life after prison by teaching them professional and personal speaking and presentation skills through … [Read more...] about FFL turns project into nonprofit teaching inmates post-prison presentation skills
Fellows for Life
We invite you—and a friend!—to participate in Hats On for Service the weekend of Jan. 14-16 to celebrate MLK Day and Albert Schweitzer’s birthday, January 14. Join Schweitzer Fellows, Fellows for Life and friends of the ASF community across the country for our annual event honoring Schweitzer’s and King’s commitment to service. The connection between Dr. King and Dr. Schweitzer is deeper … [Read more...] about It’s time to register for Hats On for Service!
Fellow for Life Dr. Stefan Kertesz (Lambaréné 1992) has spent much of his medical career treating homeless people. He is a strong proponent of the Housing First approach to eradicating homelessness, a harm reduction strategy that prioritizes getting homeless people into permanent housing as quickly as possible, without pre-conditions such as mandatory substance abuse or mental health treatment. … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellow for Life cautions against “overreach” in delivering Housing First for people who are homeless
In May, Fellow for Life Leslie Hsu Oh, an award-winning writer, was honored as one of 10 White House Champions of Change for Asian American-Pacific Islander (AAPI) Art and Storytelling. The Champions of Change initiative recognizes Americans who are doing extraordinary work to make positive changes in their communities. As part of the White House festivities marking AAPI Heritage Month, Hsu and … [Read more...] about Meet SPARK! Conference faculty member Leslie Hsu Oh
More than ever in today’s competitive, information-saturated world, non-profit organizations—including those that focus on health care and health care advocacy—must market themselves in order to reach their targeted consumer base and supporters, and to cultivate and keep donors. It’s not easy with scarce resources and a non-profit ethos of austerity that views self-promotion with suspicion. On … [Read more...] about Meet SPARK! Leadership Conference faculty member Skye Schulte, MS, MPH