Vital Voices is inviting young women leaders for its Grassroots Voices 2023 Program, cohort 1. The program will last for a duration of 7 weeks, during which Participants will be equipped with essential training, resources, and mentorship, enabling them to elevate their skills and bring their visionary projects to life.
In today’s world, young women leaders are at the forefront of community-centered organizing. They possess a deep understanding of the challenges faced by their communities and are committed to finding effective solutions. The Grassroots Voices Program by Vital Voices was established with the goal of amplifying the efforts of these young leaders and empowering them to create lasting positive change in their communities and beyond.
Overview of the Grassroots Voices 2023 Cohort 1
The Grassroots Voices Program aims to provide young women leaders with the necessary tools and support to implement community-focused projects successfully. By investing in their growth, the program seeks to foster a generation of strong, capable leaders who can address pressing social issues and make a tangible difference.
Through this program, participants gain access to a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of topics, including project management, leadership skills, advocacy, fundraising, and communication strategies. This holistic approach equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of community development and create sustainable solutions.
About Vital Voices
Vital Voices Global Partnership is a trailblazing global movement that is dedicated to investing in women leaders who are at the forefront of tackling the world’s greatest challenges.
With a mission to reimagine a more equitable world, Vital Voices acts as a venture catalyst, identifying visionary women leaders and partnering with them to transform their audacious visions into impactful realities.
Through long-term investments in skills, connections, capacity, and visibility, Vital Voices empowers these leaders to scale and accelerate their impact, fostering positive change on a global scale.
Benefits of the Grassroots Voices Program
Selected participants of the Grassroots Voices Program gain access to a wide range of benefits and support mechanisms that are tailored to their individual needs. These benefits include:
- Training Workshops and Seminars: The program offers intensive training workshops and seminars led by experienced professionals and subject matter experts. These sessions cover various topics, such as project management, fundraising strategies, communication skills, and community engagement. The interactive nature of the workshops allows participants to actively learn from experts and exchange ideas with their peers.
- Access to Resources and Tools: Participants receive valuable resources and tools to support their project implementation. These resources can include templates, guides, and access to online platforms that provide further information and assistance. This support ensures that participants have the necessary knowledge and tools to effectively execute their projects.
- Mentorship and Guidance: Each participant is paired with a mentor who provides personalized guidance throughout the program. Mentors are seasoned professionals or individuals with relevant experience who offer valuable insights, advice, and support. The mentorship relationship fosters a nurturing environment for participants, enabling them to enhance their leadership skills and overcome challenges.
- Networking Opportunities: The Grassroots Voices Program creates a strong network of like-minded individuals who are passionate about driving change. Participants have the opportunity to connect with other young leaders, build meaningful relationships, and collaborate on future projects. The program also facilitates networking events and platforms where participants can engage with influential individuals and organizations.
- Opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., with the cohort to meet with women leaders and also apply for a project grant
Eligibility Criteria for Grassroots Voices Program
To be eligible for the Grassroots Voices Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Young women leaders must be currently engaged in grassroots justice work
- These works include some of the biggest obstacles faced by American society such as mass incarceration, social inequity and pay gaps, reproductive justice, and more.
- Participants must be matched with a mentor who can give them tailored advice for their unique challenges.
July 7, 2023.
How to Apply for the Grassroots Voices 2023 Cohort 1
Qualified Candidates should visit the application page of Vital Voices on: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7345517/Grassroots-Voices-Cohort-1-2023-Program-Application to apply
Applicants are advised to submit their application no later than midnight ET on July 7th, 2023.