The Fellows are launching the seventh installment of the Advocacy Group Program. The Advocacy Group Program, which began in 2013, is a collaborative system where Fellows from all classes separate into groups in order to promote each other’s careers.  

The Advocacy Group Program offers a unique way to benefit from peer-to-peer mentoring in a small group and confidential environment. Past participants report that they’ve received invaluable feedback and suggestions from other Fellows and have also had the opportunity to make connections with other Fellows on a deeper level, including Fellows they may not have had an opportunity to meet previously. 

Here’s how it works:

  • Each Advocacy Group schedules regular 30-minute conference calls. On each call, the members of the group do an intensive and confidential review of the career of a single Fellow. They give feedback based upon that Fellow’s summary of his/her career history and goals.
  • As a follow-up to each call, Advocacy Group members take steps to assist the Fellow whose career was reviewed on the call. These steps may include sharing learning resources, making introductions to contacts, or other favors that might assist in advancing the Fellow’s goals.
  • An Advocacy Group cycle lasts for approximately eight months. 

Please complete the sign-up form below to participate in the 2019-2020 Advocacy Group Program. For questions, please contact Erin Hess, LCLD Alumni Program Manager.

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