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(c) City Hall Fellows 2008-2015
City Hall Fellows
change your city. change your future.
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
WhoWeAre
• non-partisan nonprofit
• founded 2007
• Mission: transform America’s cities by
empow...
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
WhyCityGovernment?
• Opportunity
• Impact
• Responsibility
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
OurStory
• founder: Bethany Rubin Henderson
– native of Louisiana
– bachelors & masters degrees...
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
TheFellowshipYear
• Cohort
• Work Placements
• Civic Leadership
Development Program
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
2015
SanFranciscoFellows
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
TheFellowshipYear
Work Placements
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
TheFellowshipYear
Civic Leadership
Development Program
• a structured exploration of the histor...
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
BenefitsofBeingaFellow
• paid, full-time position for one year
• first-hand experience in how m...
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
ApplicationProcess
• Written Application
– apply online: www.cityhallfellows.org
– review Appli...
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
Questions
Questions
(c) City Hall Fellows 2008
ContactUs
apply@cityhallfellows.org
www.cityhallfellows.org
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City Hall Fellows Webinar

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City Hall Fellows Webinar

  1. 1. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008-2015 City Hall Fellows change your city. change your future.
  2. 2. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 WhoWeAre • non-partisan nonprofit • founded 2007 • Mission: transform America’s cities by empowering their own best and brightest young people to solve local problems • Goals: – Help you understand how cities work, why they work they way they do, and the people, organizations and issues that impact policy decision-making at the local level – Expose you to meaningful public service careers in local government – Engage your talents and energy in solving local problems
  3. 3. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 WhyCityGovernment? • Opportunity • Impact • Responsibility
  4. 4. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 OurStory • founder: Bethany Rubin Henderson – native of Louisiana – bachelors & masters degrees in political science from University of Pennsylvania – graduate of NYC’s Urban Fellows Program – Harvard Law School alumna • sketched idea for the program on back of napkins early spring 2007 • Houston & San Francisco launched 2008. Baton Rouge launched 2010. Plan to expand nationwide. • endorsed by National League of Cities & National Civic League
  5. 5. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 TheFellowshipYear • Cohort • Work Placements • Civic Leadership Development Program
  6. 6. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 2015 SanFranciscoFellows
  7. 7. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 TheFellowshipYear Work Placements
  8. 8. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 TheFellowshipYear Civic Leadership Development Program • a structured exploration of the history, politics, structure and functions of your host city, led by City Hall Fellows’ local Program Director • meet senior city officials, local subject matter experts and local community leaders • take behind-the-scenes tours of city facilities • travel to Sacramento & Washington, DC • complete service projects through which you make policy recommendations to senior city managers • after-hours volunteer, social and professional networking opportunities with your cohort
  9. 9. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 BenefitsofBeingaFellow • paid, full-time position for one year • first-hand experience in how municipal government works • a unique and comprehensive perspective on the various organizations & people that impact local policy decisions • unparalleled access to senior city officials • exclusive access to proprietary training curriculum • expand your professional & personal network of civic leaders
  10. 10. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 ApplicationProcess • Written Application – apply online: www.cityhallfellows.org – review Application Handbook for tips Deadline: March 12, 11:59pm PT • Interviews – invitations extended April 2 – interviews: April 22-24 in San Francisco
  11. 11. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 Questions Questions
  12. 12. (c) City Hall Fellows 2008 ContactUs apply@cityhallfellows.org www.cityhallfellows.org

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