Usually on Thursdays, we bring you new installments of "Five Questions for a Fellow." But today, we're bringing you a special reminder that registration for the 2010 Schweitzer Fellows For Life (FFL) Conference closes tomorrow, Oct. 1. Don’t miss your chance to be part of ASF’s biggest event of 2010 and register today! Need some convincing ? Here’s what you can expect by joining us the weekend … [Read more...] about Last Chance to Register for Our Annual Conference!
Here at ASF, we’re beyond excited about this year’s Fellows for Life Conference keynote speaker, Wynona Ward -- a Schweitzer Fellow for Life and a 2010 CNN Hero who has dedicated her life to ending the cycle of domestic violence in rural communities. At our Conference on October 16 in Baltimore, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be collecting donations of toiletries for the organization Ward … [Read more...] about Round Up Those Toothbrushes: Announcing a Toiletries Drive for Have Justice, Will Travel
ASF is thrilled to announce that our 2010 Schweitzer Fellows for Life (FFL) Conference will feature keynote speaker Wynona Ward—a lawyer and Schweitzer Fellow whose journey from abuse victim to legal advocate provides concrete, solid evidence of the difference one skilled, committed person can make in the lives of society's most vulnerable people. As a child growing up in rural Vermont, … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellow, HJWT Founder, and CNN Hero Wynona Ward Announced as 2010 Schweitzer Fellows for Life Conference Keynote Speaker
Last October, more than 160 Schweitzer program alumni -- "Fellows for Life" -- gathered in Chicago for the 3rd Annual Fellows for Life Conference, where they reaffirmed their commitment to meeting the health needs of underserved communities and emerged inspired and energized. They'll have an opportunity to deepen their skills and commitment further at the 4th Annual Fellows for Life Conference on … [Read more...] about Mark Your Calendar: 2010 Fellows for Life Conference Date Is Set!
Since the start of their Fellowship year, Jordan Ambrose and Jessica Ton have been working to develop SafeStart -- a program aimed at empowering young victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) to help them develop healthy lifestyles and re-enter society with a better outlook for their future. Sadly, programs like SafeStart are sorely needed in Baltimore, where sex trafficking -- as brought … [Read more...] about Baltimore Schweitzer Fellows Raise Awareness of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST)