Yes, you read correctly . . .
Free Week in NYC for Young Activists with the Pilot Millennial Leaders Project
And yes, not only will UTS provide some great training and community building, but they are picking up the tab.
Eligible participants are leaders who are between the ages of 21-35 and have a demonstrated record of sustained social justice activism in their respective communities. These leaders may be community organizers, staff of NGO/NPO, in ordained or lay service to a local church or religious community, as well as they may function is less official leadership roles. Formal affiliation with a specific religious tradition or community is not a prerequisite and people with no affiliation are encouraged to apply. In this regard, the only formal requirement is an interest in the intersection between spirituality and activism.
Please note: Travel, shared room and board will be covered by the conference. Please let us know if you have any special considerations regarding housing.
Please fill out our online application. In order to fill out the Millennial Leaders Pilot Conference Application, you will be prompted to login using your “My Union” login credentials. If you do not have a “My Union” User ID and Password, please select “New User Registration” to register.
Please provide one professional reference from an individual who can speak to your prior or current social justice work. References should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, May 23rd, 2014. All references should include applicants full name and recommenders full name and contact information.
Your resume should be uploaded as a PDF or Word Document during the online application process.
In no more than 500 words, please give us a sense of how you see the intersection of spirituality and activism in your work; as well as identify a project or topic that you would like to develop and/or reflect upon as part of your participation at the summer pilot conference. Your essay should be copied and pasted into the online application.
Application Due Date: Friday, May 23th by 11:59pm