Norman Y. Mineta Fellowship
Awarded by Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
To focus on public policy advocacy as well as programs of safety awareness in the Asian Pacific American (APA) community.
Candidates must have ability to take directions and follow through with assignments, must work well with others, and have good interpersonal skills. Please see the website for further details external link.
Open to the members of the JACL with 4 year degree from an accredited college or university having excellent writing, analytical, and computer skills.
A $2,200 monthly stipend will be provided along with roundtrip airfare, courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, a sample of writing, and names and contact information for two references to the Washington, D.C. office of the JACL at e-mail Linkwith 'Mineta Fellowship' in the subject line.
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The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) was founded in 1929 to fight discrimination against people of Japanese ancestry. It is the largest and one of the oldest Asian American organizations in the United States of America. The JACL has over 24,500 members in 112 chapters located in 25 states, Washington, DC, and Japan. The organization operates within a structure of eight district councils, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA.