In each city, Fellows participate in weekly policy trainings and a speaker series where they can interact with leading progressive thinkers and policy organizations. Throughout this rigorous program, each Fellow develops the skills necessary to craft, implement, and promote innovative, community-focused policy, culminating in a personalized policy paper.
City specific projects - ( LIST THEIR EXAMPLES!)
At the time Skidmore College students were placed across the city through NYCD in various city agencies and departments. For next summer, we’ll have integrated placements across the city and within Roosevelt. City specific projects - ( LIST THEIR EXAMPLES!)
Field trips: baseball games, The Plant - vertical farm in Chicago, DC Gala, White House trips, USAID Blogging: CN website, New Deal 2.0, PolicyMic, internship’s blog >>Ex: Brittany McMahan, What is the Future of the American Dream of Progress? (CN blog & New Deal 2.0) >>Ex: Mari Jarris, Young People, International Development, and Progress (CN blog on USAID visit) >>Ex: Michael Finch, Credit protection plans cost cardholders (NCL blog and CN blog) >>Ex: Marty Stern, Bin Laden and Pakistan's Lose-Lose Situation (CN blog after Bin Laden’s capture) Alumni Mentoring: new program where former fellows are interested in mentoring new fellows in professional development and policy writing. Partner salons and conferences: the opportunity to meet and connect with other organizations by attending conferences in each city (e.g., Campus Progress Nat’l Conference or NASI), etc. Publications: 10 ideas; Growing a Green Chicago, Vol. II
Hyde Park Alumni Engagement (Pipeline, reinvestment in Academy programming, publication opportunities, etc.)
Roosevelt Summer Academy Fellowship
Roosevelt Institute | Summer Academy Three Cities, Three Unique ExperiencesDante BarryChapter Services Coordinator & Summer Academy CoordinatorJanuary 2012 Student Staff Retreat
Roosevelt | Summer Academy JUNE 8 - AUGUST 12, 2012 JUNE 8 - AUGUST 12, 2012• A meaningful summer fellowship that provides young people with valuable learning experiences in the workplace and enables students to transform their ideas into innovative, tangible public policy solutions.• The fellowship combines a full-time placement in a partner organization with an integrated curriculum of leadership, policy development, and implementation.
Three Cities, Three Unique Experiences CHICAGO, NEW YORK, WASHINGTON CHICAGO, NEW YORK, WASHINGTON• CHICAGO ACADEMY: focuses on green initiatives in the communities within Chicago, working within the mayor’s office toward the Chicago Climate Action Plan. The Fellows learn from city officials and have successfully proposed major initiatives, including turning O’Hare Airport into a sustainable, green space and helping the city’s fleet of taxis shift to hybrid and electric vehicles.• NEW YORK ACADEMY: focuses on education, equal justice, economic development, and organizing. In partnership with Skidmore College, it places Fellows across the city in government agencies and nonprofits, including the Roosevelt Institute. Fellows are introduced to community development and learn about the foundation of nonprofit organizations as they work within the national Roosevelt Institute headquarters.• WASHINGTON ACADEMY: focuses on policy topics including defense & diplomacy, equal justice, and health care. Fellows are placed at leading policy organizations including the AFL-CIO, NDN-New Policy Institute, Campaign for America’s Future, and the National Academy on Social Insurance. DC Fellows have also been placed in the prestigious White House internship program.
Three Cities, Three Unique Experiences CHICAGO CHICAGO • Department of Aviation • Department of Public Health • Chicago Public Building Commission • Chicago Department of Transportation • Chicago Public Schools • Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection • Chicago Transit Authority • Chicago Park District
Three Cities, Three Unique Experiences NEW YORK Summer 2011 was the inaugural NEW YORK summer with placements at: • Roosevelt Institute communications team • Roosevelt Institute | Four Freedoms Center 3. Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network • Roosevelt Institute | Pipeline
Three Cities, Three Unique Experiences WASHINGTON, DC WASHINGTON, DC • AFL-CIO • Center for Community Change • Economic Policy Institute • National Academy on Social Insurance • National Consumer’s League • NDN-New Policy Institute • National Security Network • The White House
Roosevelt | Summer Academy TRAININGS & SPEAKERS SERIES TRAININGS & SPEAKERS SERIES Students go through Roosevelt | Thinks training curriculum: Thinks | 2040; Thinks | Vision; Thinks | Impact; and Thinks | Skills. Brown bag lunch speaker series and policy briefings to talk with policy and organizing experts, such as:1. Simon Rosenberg, NDN-New Policy Institute2. Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research3. Henry Henderson, National Resources Defense Council4. Maya Wiley, Center for Social Inclusion
Roosevelt | Summer Academy ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIESThere are additional city-specific programmingopportunities that the Campus Network provides forFellows:• Joint Orientation in New York City• Field Trips• Blogging• Alumni mentoring• Partner salons and conferences
Roosevelt | Summer Academy POST-ACADEMY POST-ACADEMYAt the close of the Summer Academy, Fellows attendthe Campus Network’s Hyde Park NationalLeadership Summit in Hyde Park, NY.Additionally, Fellows are now connected to the largerRoosevelt network from connections made at HydePark, getting involved in Roosevelt | Pipeline,publication opportunities, and/or Academy alumniengagement programming.
Early Action: February 15 Regular Decision: February 29 APPLY TODAY!www.rooseveltcampusnetwork.org/applyacademy12