The fellowship engages policymakers and raises awareness about harmful stereotypes and narratives of minority groups. The goal is to see more equitable policies and government interventions through this initiative.
Topics Covered During the Fellowship:
The social construction of target groups and implications in policy
Policy priorities in the scope of social constructions
How bias enters into the policymaking process
Unlearning bias – lessons debiasing for equitable policies
Rooting proactive and reactive policy alternatives in equity
The first cohort will include policy makers from throughout California; however, the application is open to applicants from all around the U.S.
When: Monday 7/22- Friday 8/2
Where: University of California Berkeley Campus
Fee: Fully Paid by Our Three Winners Foundation
How To Apply
The Social Inclusion Institute is accepting applications for the inaugural cohort of the Social Inclusion Policy Fellowship.
College Junior or higher
Work in a policymaking capacity (government or otherwise) for 2+ years
Interest in debiasing techniques and making policy more equitable
Ability to attend ten days of the fellowship and all sessions
Application Deadline: 6/30/2019
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