ApplyDeadlines are Approaching! Apply to the 2015-16 Greenlining Academy today!

Applications for our 2015-2016 Greenlining Academy programs are open, with our late January and early February deadlines quickly approaching! Looking for a hands-on public policy and leadership development program rooted in social justice and equity? Look no further! Learn more about our programs below, and submit your application today!

Want more information? We’re hosting informational sessions in the New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco areas next week! At these sessions, you’ll get to learn from alumni of our programs, and they’ll be able to answer any questions you have. RSVP to an informational session. 

About the Greenlining Academy

What do you advocate for?

The Greenlining Leadership Academy has been a transformational space for many of our communities’ young leaders and has a strong legacy of empowering and developing our change agents. The Academy prides itself in delivering its expansive leadership development curriculum, valuable ‘hands-‘on’ learning opportunities, as well as intentional coaching and mentorship to all participants. The Academy is proud to be a part of the leadership development pipeline and is now accepting applications for its Legal and Policy Fellowship, and Legal and Policy Summer Associate programs. Individuals who are committed to social justice, equity and leadership development are encouraged to apply to the program that best fits their interest and background.


Legal Fellows Program:  August 27, 2015 – August 19, 2016

The Legal Fellows Program is a year-long program that seeks to teach the skills and values necessary to the ethical and competent practice of law utilizing clinical legal education methodology. This opportunity is available to law students who have completed law school and attained their Juris Doctor by the start of the program.

Application Deadline: 12pm PST on January 22, 2015 – Learn More & Apply Online


Legal Associate Program: June 8, 2015 – August 14, 2015

The Legal Associate Program is a 10-week program that seeks to train law students to be skilled, ethical, and reform-minded professionals. This opportunity is available to law students who have completed either their first or second year of law school.

Application Deadline: 12pm PST on January 22, 2015 – Learn More & Apply Online


Summer Associate Program: June 8, 2015 – August 14, 2015

The Academy Associate Program is an intensive, 10-week training program for young leaders who have completed their undergraduate degrees.  Associates manage research and advocacy projects under the direction of Greenlining staff.

Application Deadline: 12pm PST on January 29, 2015  – Learn More & Apply Online


Policy Fellowship Program: August 27, 2015 – August 19, 2016

The Fellowship Program is a year-long training program for young leaders who have completed their undergraduate degrees.  Fellows develop policy expertise under the direction of Greenlining staff and are responsible for managing specific policy initiatives.

Application Postmark Deadline: 12pm PST on February 6, 2015 – Learn More & Apply Online


Special Announcement: Register for our 2015 Economic Summit

Early registration for our 22nd Annual Economic Summit, #DiversityTrending: Capturing the Moment to Build An Inclusive Economy, is now open! We will be hosting our annual summit this year in Los Angeles, California on Friday, May 8th.

From Ferguson to the NBA to Silicon Valley, issues of race and diversity are forcing themselves into the mainstream, making national headlines. Increasingly, Americans are coming to understand that racial disparities we see in the news are not isolated issues: They are ingrained in the system and cannot be overlooked anymore. Join us this year as we delve deeper into these dialogues on diversity.

Take advantage of our early registration prices today! We look forward to seeing you in May!