Leaders of the New School 2018 - Orange County

2018 Leaders of the New SchoolThe Korean Resource Center is a non-profit community organization empowering low-income immigrants, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and people of color communities in Southern California. Using a holistic approach, we integrate services, education, culture,

Leaders of the New School (LNS) gathers college-age youth across Orange County and focuses on developing them into effective leaders. LNS is a six month paid internship program that connects young students to various community organizations and civic engagement coordinators in order to develop and expand their understanding and skills in navigating local political spaces. The summer portion is an intensive eight week program which focuses on developing skills that will be utilized in the fall.

LNS summer portion will begin mid-June and will continue to meet at a set schedule three times a week and requires a minimum of 24 hours of commitment per week. LNS training will end early August and develop into a fall internship program where interns are expected to run and participate in local campaigns, which are flexible to their schedule.

To be eligible for this internship, participants are expected to participate in at least two (2) campaign event hosted by KRC by June 5th. Campaign events include, but are not limited to: voter registration, phonebanking, canvassing, and attending marches and rallies.

REQUIREMENTS:
APPLY HERE - deadline is April 26th at 11:59PM PST

To be eligible for this internship, participants are expected to participate in at least two (2) campaign events hosted by KRC by June 5th. Campaign events include, but are not limited to: voter registration, phonebanking, canvassing, and attending marches and rallies.

For those applying, please have two (2) people write you a recommendation using THIS FORM. Recommendations can be written by anyone -- your friends, family, teachers, co-workers, etc. 

Sign up for KRC events HERE. You must attend two (2) KRC events on this list by June 5th. 

** KRC is not limited to Koreans and Korean-Americans. We welcome anyone to apply for this internship. Please do keep in mind that we will be focusing predominantly on Asian American and Pacific Islander issues. 

For more information, contact Susan Cheng at susan [at] krcla.org.

Each year, participants in the LNS program are provided with an email address of the domain name @lns-krc.org.

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