“It is through the idealism of youth that man catches sight of truth, and in that idealism he possesses a wealth which he must never exchange for anything else.” —Albert Schweitzer
Thu12Mar20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2019 Fellows will gather to learn more about advocacy as future health and human service professionals. They will be joined by KA Turner, Editor at al.com, who will teach them about Op Eds as a communication tool for engaging in advocacy. They will also hear from a Fellow for Life whose work as a physician includes not only direct patient care and research but also advocating for policies related to treatment of patients with opioid addiction.
Mon13Apr20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will learn how to adapt their selected evidence-informed program to the community context where they are serving. They will also learn how to assess capacities and develop a budget for their project. Guest speakers will include Jamie Keith, a consultant with the RAND Corporation, and J.W. Carpenter from the Birmingham Education Foundation.
Tue21Apr20205:30 pmHoover Randle Home & Gardens
The Celebration of Service will be held on April 21, 2020 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Hoover Randle Home & Gardens to recognize the 2019 Fellows, who will be finishing their year of service. The 2020 Fellows will also be introduced, and Mayor Hollie Cost will be recognized as the Alabama ASF Humanitarian of the Year.
The Fellowship provides complimentary tickets to our Fellows, Community Site Mentors and the Humanitarian of the Year. Additional guests wishing to join them that evening can purchase tickets for $35. Be sure to purchase your ticket by March 27 here: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/tasf/event/812654/
Wed20May20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will gather to learn how to make a plan--including the who, what, when, where and how--for getting started with their projects. They will begin to develop activities and milestones for their own projects. Guest speakers include Ruth Ann Moss from Birmingham Talks.
Thu30Jul20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will participate in a communications workshop with two guests, Linda Gunter and Bob Sheppard, from UAB's Media Relations. They will learn how to speak persuasively about their projects to raise volunteers and financial support, as well as how to tell the mission of their project, their site organization, and ASF.