Fellows Profiles Listed by Partners

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):

Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley
Leo conducted research for PNLV on criminal justice reform and restorative justice, focusing on the ways to best support residents’ reintegration. This required interacting with community members, elected officials, and stakeholders on a weekly basis, and participating with End Mass Incarceration, a local advocacy group.
Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley
Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley (PNLV) is a community development organization committed to the success of children from cradle to career. Elena managed the organization’s expansion into Bethlehem. This required collecting and analyzing data on Bethlehem’s education, safety, economy, and health, and conducting community meetings to share this data and get residents’ feedback.

Community Fellows Profiles Listed by Year

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