What will I do as an Undergraduate Fellow in Leadership for Justice & Peace?
You will learn from your peers, faculty and staff supporters, and community advocates for justice and peace. You will develop a network of resources for enacting social justice and peace. You will be challenged to act as a change agent on campus and in the community.
First Year: Build Your Network and Set Goals
- Discover how leaders for justice and peace can help to change the world and why peace and justice leadership is integral to the identity and mission of Elizabethtown College.
- Participate in monthly networking breakfasts with other undergraduate fellows and faculty, staff, and alumni leaders for justice and peace from the community and the region.
- Develop your potential through Group Mentoring with a faculty or staff justice and peace leader and other undergraduate fellows to set goals for your leadership in justice and peace and discover the wide variety of ways you can integrate justice and peace leadership as you discern an academic major, add a second major, select a specific concentration within a major, or add academic minors.
- Learn about the variety of prestigious scholarships and fellowships available and the pathway to being a competitive applicant.
Sophomore Year: Peer Challenge, Critique, and Support
- Attend monthly networking breakfasts to share success stories from the past month in the areas of leadership for justice and peace.
- Learn more about yourself and your leadership by taking personal style and leadership skill inventories and find opportunities for justice and peace leadership that fit your passions, talents, gifts, and skills.
- Engage in peer mentoring with other sophomore undergraduate fellows to problem solve issues in your club, group, athletic team, or community leadership for justice and peace to help each other to create a plan for high achievement.
- Challenge yourself to learn and develop even more and expand your understanding of global and local issues of justice and peace in the sophomore book group on justice and peace leadership.
Junior Year: Develop Clarity about Deep Purposes in Life and Work
- Join monthly networking breakfasts to share sites for internships and career-related volunteer service conducive justice and peace leadership that changes the world and to consider with others ways to initiate and organize justice and peace movements to address issues on-campus and off-campus.
- Participate in site visits to local justice and peace organizations to learn about issue work and to continue networking.
- Mentor with a faculty or staff servant leader to create a plan for purposeful work as a leader for justice and peace and for a deep exploration of what you think matters and the way you really want to integrate leadership for justice and peace into life and work.
Senior Year: Put Your Plan into Action
- Attend monthly breakfasts to share job leads with other justice and peace leaders and to continue networking with alumni servant leaders and other justice and peace leaders from the community and the region.
- Mentor a first-year Undergraduate Fellow in Justice and Peace Leadership.