Since the program’s inception in 2001, 172 skilled graduate students have served nearly 80 public and nonprofit organizations in the Lehigh Valley through the Community Fellows Program.
Since 2012, Community Fellows have served the following partners (click on an agency name to learn more about these students’ experiences):
Lehigh Valley Community Land Trust (LVCLT)
Andy worked for the Lehigh Valley Community Land Trust (LVCLT), an organization committed to providing affordable homeownership to residents of the Lehigh Valley. LVCLT achieves this goal by purchasing houses, renovating the properties, and selling them to potential homeowners while holding the land in trust, ensuring the home remains affordable. Andy’s work at LVCLT included creating and implementing a plan for member development and supporting the Land Trust’s Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation program.