“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
Mon13Apr20205:30 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.
Wed20May20205:30 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.
Thu30Jul20205:30 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.
Tue25Aug20205:30PM - 8:00PMWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will gather to learn strategies to engage in self-care and promote resiliency as future health and human service professionals.
Sat26Sep20208:00AM - 5:00PMVarious locations around Alabama
The 2020 Fellows will go on the road, learning from community partners around our state, particularly focusing on the needs and assets of our rural communities. Partner sites participating as co-educators will be announced later.
Mon26Oct20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will learn about Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement, including the importance of monitoring, evaluating, and improving as three steps of a project cycle.
Thu19Nov20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
This month, 2020 Fellows will gather with a speaker on a topic of their choice.
Wed02Dec20201:30 pmWORX BHM offices
2020 Fellows will gather for a potluck dinner to celebrate the holidays together, while also joining with Fellows and Fellows for Life from around the country through the live FFL Webinar series.
Each year, Fellows and Fellows for Life (FFL) around the national Schweitzer Fellowship network gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Albert Schweitzer's birthdays in the month of January. Fellows will select a group service project as a way to work collectively on a Fellow's project aims or another community initiative.
Sun28Feb20214:00PM-7:00PMWORX BHM offices
We are pleased to join with the New Orleans chapter of ASF to learn about barriers to re-entry for those involved in the justice system and about innovative solutions being tried in New Orleans and Alabama.