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In-Person Fellowship

As a Pathways to Equity Fellow, you will gain:

  • Hands on, real world experience with a community partner

  • A self reflective practice

  • A network of practitioners with your shared values (your tribe)

  • A launchpad for your leadership

We will accomplish this through:​

  • Workshops from local subject matter experts and national industry leaders

  • Funds to implement community-based projects

  • Your commitment of 2-4 hours a week to build relationships with community partners

  • Peer to peer support and learning

  • Leadership from mentors and ongoing support


Workshop topics include: 

Building our Community, Language setting, Empathy techniques, Allyship, Community Agreements, Self-Reflective Practices, Trauma-Informed Design, Historical Context, Understanding Organizational Capacity, Community Organizing and Power Dynamics, Engagement Strategies, Community Partner Presentations, Team Building and Collaboration, Metrics and Evaluation.


Your Firm Paying? 

Sliding scale from $2,000 - $4,000 and receive recognition on all materials 


Paying as an Individual? 

Sliding scale from $450 - $1000. In kind contributions will also be considered. 

*We acknowledge that we live on and benefit from Ohlone land. A portion of tuition will be contributed to the Sogorea Te' Land Trust.


What we ask of our fellows:


  • To devote up to 20 hours of workday time over the duration of the 6 months with the additional time being on nights and weekends. 

  • To be present for in-person gatherings on:

    • January 26th and 27th

    • February 8th and 9th

    • March 14 or 15 (TBD)

    • April 11 or 12 (TBD)

    • May 16 or 17 (TBD)

    • June 14th

Qualifications and Eligibility:

This program is open to professionals who want to learn more equitable design practices in any field. We welcome a broad range of perspectives in our cohort: architects, urban planners, designers, community development experts, artists, and social workers. 

Applications for P2E Virtual
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Interested in our Virtual Program?  Fall sessions are on Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6pm PST,  from 9/29 - 12/8 (excluding Nov 3).
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