Applications due soon! Dinah F.B. Cohen DREAM Fellowship December 7th, 2018

Image titled Dinah F. B. Cohen DREAM Mentoring Fellowship includes a photo of fellowship namesake, Dinah F.B. Cohen, as a young woman. Dinah was a Jewish American woman with a disability, short dark hair, and dark eyes. In this image she is wearing a white blouse and black jacket and smiling up at the camera. Logos for NDMC and DREAM appear in the lower left corner of Dinah's photo.
Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) is accepting applications for the Dinah F. B. Cohen DREAM Disability Mentoring Fellowship through December 15, 2018!

In partnership with the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC), the DREAM Board is excited to offer a new internship opportunity for college students and recent graduates interested in disability mentoring and leadership! This is a 3-month part-time paid position with expenses paid to participate in the National Mentoring Summit and Capitol Hill Day in D.C. at the end of January 2019. The position will be customized for degree and career interests with the inclusive mentoring advocacy work of the NDMC and DREAM.

The namesake of this fellowship program is Dinah F.B. Cohen, a long-time disability rights leader and the Jewish-American daughter of holocaust survivors, who dedicated her life to networking, mentoring, and guiding the careers of others. In honor her life and legacy, the NDMC and DREAM encourages applications from young adults with disabilities who represent multiply-marginalized groups.

This is a 3-month part-time paid position with expenses paid to participate in the National Mentoring Summit and Capitol Hill Day in D.C. The position will be customized for degree and career interests with the inclusive mentoring advocacy work of the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) and the student leadership work of Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM).

For more information and to apply, visit https://ndmc.pyd.org/fellowship/. Applications are due by December 15th!

Questions? Contact Derek Shields, NDMC Director, at dshields@forwardworks.net or Kim Elmore, DREAM Coordinator, at kimwpelmore@gmail.com.
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