Because we truly value young people’s minds, Lifting Voices sponsors youth fellows. Our fellows perform real work and provide real input on our services. Youth fellows must demonstrate integrity, resourcefulness, and critical thinking in order to be selected for the program.
Fellows are residents of high-poverty neighborhoods of D.C. in grades 8 to 12. Fellows attend a regular workshop, where they act as mentors to younger students, and meet each week with Lifting Voices staff to work on special projects.
Youth fellows are eligible for a $500 scholarship to pursue higher education.