Alternatives to Incarceration is a campaign that advocates for research-based, public health alternatives to incarceration in Connecticut. The campaign centers the voices of justice-impacted people to shape the yearly agenda. This year we will be focusing on:
This fellowship is for formerly-incarcerated people currently living in Connecticut. It is designed to build leadership and organizing skills of people who are most impacted by the criminal justice system. The goal of this fellowship is to help train future leaders in the fight to end mass-incarceration. We define formerly-incarcerated as anyone who has served time in a state or federal prison.
The fellowship runs from February to June. Fellows are expected to dedicate around 10-15 hours a month the fellowship activities. They will attend courses in community organizing and advocacy. They will also work with our advocacy coordinator and attend events related to criminal justice advocacy.
Yes. Fellows will receive a stipend for their compensation. The stipend converts to around $25 dollars an hour. Fellows are not considered employees of NBRJC so we do not take out taxes. You must report the stipend and pay taxes when you file your annual return.
APPLICATION DEADLINE 12/30/22
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.