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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE CLIMATE JUSTICE SQUAD FOR YOUNG CLIMATE ACTIVISTS (STIPEND AVAILABLE)

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Climate Justice Squad enables young climate activists to grow their impact and collaborate on a global scale, including:

  • Cutting-edge training and mentoring
  • Support to develop new projects or grow existing ones (a campaign, an organization, a mobilization etc.)
  • A monthly stipend
  • The opportunity and financial support to travel to some key climate movement events.

Who is the fellowship for?

  • Everybody between 18-30 years who is part of an organization, movement or grassroots group.
  • Activists from the Global South and marginalized groups will be prioritized.
  • More information in the FAQ below.

The deadline for applications is June 11, 2023.

FAQ

Who can apply for the Climate Justice Squad?

Everybody who is a climate advocate, activist or organizer and between 18 and 30 years on June 30, 2023. In addition, you need to be part of an organization, movement or grassroots group. This fellowship is meant to serve the climate movement and strengthen our collective power. In the application form you need to provide details and a contact of your organization. Global South activists and activists from marginalized groups will be prioritized.

What is the deadline for applicants?

The deadline for applications is June 11, 2023, 23:59 UTC+12. Apply here .

How long does the fellowship last?

The first cohort of the fellowship is 18 months, but we encourage the fellows to stay connected and further the relationships built even after the official term of the fellowship

What is expected of me once I am a fellow?

Strategize, organize, fight the climate fight. The fellowship is meant to support you and your kick-a** activism. Fellows are expected to take part in joint calls and training, collaborate with other fellows on joint projects and join in-person meetings as fitting.

I am a movement organizer from a different social justice group but have not particularly focused on climate change – can I apply?

The climate crisis demands an intersectional approach. If you are a strong movement organizer fighting an important struggle and plan to build bridges with the climate movement, you are very much invited to apply. The first cohort will focus on the climate movement and we invite activists from different disciplines, backgrounds, and social justice groups to join in order to strengthen our intersectional fight for climate justice.

What if I cannot partake in the fellowship activities anymore?

We know the importance of taking a break. Everybody needs them. We also understand that circumstances might change in a way that you cannot continue the fellowship at all- in such a case, we will jointly evaluate with you whether to pause or end the fellowship.

What do the monthly stipends/payments entail?

Everybody in the fellowship will receive 500USD per month. This support is meant to take burden from you as an activist to work on the side and enable focussing on campaigning and organizing. However, tax regulation is vastly different across the globe and in some countries you might need to pay taxes on these stipends/payments.

How can I apply and what is the application process like?

The first step is to fill in the application form . See who can apply (question 1). Among all applicants, the most promising will move forward and will be interviewed in June 2023 – the evaluation of the questionnaire will be handled by a diverse group of grassroots organizers.

Who facilitates this fellowship?

The idea for this fellowship was developed by the movement for the movement. The fellowship is fiscally hosted by TogetherforFuture and implemented in partnership with 350.org.

How often do I read FAQs until the end?

Usually.

To apply click here!

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