San diego jewish advocacy fellowship

Join a group of accomplished young professionals for the San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellowship! You’ll become an advocate in the community and a change-maker in your personal and professional life. With a cohort of like-minded peers, you'll engage in activities that influence systemic causes of issues affecting our community.


“With the new Jewish Advocacy Fellowship, the next generation of San Diegans now has its own vehicle to speak out, to lead and to act for equality, justice, and the need to repair our world. We have much work to do, and your participation is welcome and needed.”

 — State Senator Marty Block

2014 San Diego Jewish Advocacy Fellowship

Through this fellowship, you will:

  • Enhance your leadership capabilities
  • Strengthen your knowledge of advocacy and the legislative process
  • Learn how to effectively frame and deploy your message
  • Build relationships with state elected officials from
  • San Diego delegation and within the Jewish Caucus
  • Become an issue expert on a self-selected topic 
  • Deepen your connection to community leaders
  • Connect with like-minded peers 

Become an Advocate Today!
Applications are due July 17, 2017

Join the fellowship by submitting a short statement of interest at

2017 EL session dates

Criteria for Fellows

  • Interest in civic and/or Jewish leadership
  • Between 22 and 45 years old

Your Commitment

  • Attend all 6 sessions, including a day trip to Sacramento
  • Cover your own costs for air transportation to and from Sacramento (financial assistance my be provided by sponsoring organizations as needed)

For more information, contact Ashley Harrington at or (858) 637-3051.

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