Students for Economic Justice (SEJ) is offering a summer fellows program for qualified first, second, and third year college students. Applicants must be local and attending college in San Diego County. They want to accept students who are interested in fighting for social and economic justice. They are looking for students who come from or have a passion for advancing issues and policies pertaining to low-income communities of color, low wage workers, and other underserved communities. They particularly want applicants who are interested in career paths with a social and economic justice focus and ones who are dedicated to making a lasting impact in the San Diego area.
SEJ is a project of the Center on Policy Initiatives (CPI), with the purpose of building stronger capacity for community and labor organizing in San Diego. SEJ provides the skills and tools that talented, passionate, young people need to become part of the fight for economic justice in San Diego.
The program is an intensive 6-week, full-time paid summer fellowship. The deadline for submitting applications is February 28, 2015. To download the application: www.onlinecpi.org/sej_application.