NC BLOC: Black University Coordination Fellowship

NC Black Leadership and Organizing Collective is a network of strong, publicly-active Black-led organizations who work effectively together to win policy changes that improve the quality of life in black communities. One of the main focuses of BLOC is leadership development, specifically of young Black youth.  

Black University (B.U.) is a statewide network students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina. Black University uses political education grounded in the Black Radical Tradition to mobilize HBCU students in N.C. to help fight gentrification, increase police accountability, and increase youth participation in civic engagement.

Black University is developed by youth, for youth, to center youth initiatives, collective visioning, community development, and actively support the leadership of Black, Brown, Queer and Trans individuals.

 

The Coordination Fellow will be required to:

  • Organize and facilitate three Black University social, educational, political events on campus or in surrounding community, focusing on civic engagement

  • Create a network of professors and faculty that support students and administrators in campus-wide voter engagement

  • Outreach and build 75-100 new student contacts including 100 voter registration cards

  • Monthly virtual check-in with other campus coordinators

  • Attend 2017 Black University Summit

 

6 Fellowships Available:  

Timeline-  September 2017 through November 2017   

Compensation- 500.00 Stipend
 

Target Locations:

  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

  • North Carolina Central University

  • Winston-Salem State University

 

To Apply please e-mail a letter of intent and resume to blvckuniversity@gmail.com by September 1st, with the subject titled: Black University Fellowship.